A glass-box ladies’ public toilet in an idyllic 200 square meter walled garden of trees and flowers beside Itabu station at Ichihara City in the Chiba Prefecture of Japan designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects.
Enter via a locked door in the fence, enjoy the serene view, do your business, leave.
Beats the lavvy on the train. Although, this being Japan, that’s probably very nice too.
My cousin is part of a TCD-based project which is encouraging Dubliners to share gardens and give those with a lack of green space the chance to grow some of their own food. Plug plug plug.
A few choice examples from Chris Stever and Jane de Rosa’s Zombie Gnomes collection. The pieces (with adorable names like ‘Legless Larry’ and ‘Gertrude Guts’) cost around €45 each and take 5/6 weeks to mail out due to demand, but check out the backstory:
Something bad has happened in the garden. The once happy garden gnomes have been infected by a strange virus which has turned them into flesh eating monsters. There are only a few survivors left who are desperately trying to stay alive.