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Floating Concrete Block Hides Stylish Restroom

Design 2020 Olympics Tokyo Kanto

Located immediately outside Tokyo’s Sendagaya Station, the new public restroom is designed to look like a giant block of levitating concrete, a visual contradiction that creates intrigue and inquisition. The 50-centimeter (20-inch) gap between the ground and wall inform passersby of the activity, or lack thereof, within the restroom. Skylights on the ceiling allow light to filter in and off of the tactile walls. To see the details in stunning photographs and learn more about this project, head on over to Spoon & Tamago using the link below.

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