Transparent Public Toilets using “Smart glass” designed by Pritzker Prize Winner Architect Shigeru Ban which turns opaque when occupied.
Transparent Public Toilets | Tokyo, Japan | Transparent Public Toilets using “Smart glass” | See-Thru Public Toilets
Most of us avoid using Public Toilets and the main reason behind that is the Unhealthy and Unhygienic conditions of Public toilets.
Japan has innovated something amazing: Transparent Public Toilets. Now you can ensure the cleanliness of toilets from outside of toilets.
See-Thru Public Toilets is designed by Pritzker Prize Winner Architect Shigeru Ban
From dark, dirty, and dangerous
To Safe, Clean and attractive
How it Works:
Transparent when not in use
You can check cleanliness and safety from outside of the toilet before entering it.
Turns opaque once locked
To ensure privacy of user smart glasses turns opaque when occupied.
The transparent walls of the toilets are created through layers of glass and special film.
Locking the doors completes an electronic circuit, aligning electrodes hidden within the glass, almost instantly turning the walls opaque.
Innovation changed the perception:
See-Thru Public Toilets are a new tourist attraction in Japan. Tourists like to experience this new innovation they prefer taking photographs and pose with newly designed public toilet.
The transparent public restrooms are a part of The Tokyo Toilet Project by the non-profit organization Nippon Foundation.
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