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Matthew Rooks

Associate Professor, Kobe University

Toilets of the Future, Now

PRESENTED ON JUL 20, 2013
IN NISHINOMIYA @ VOL 17

Kobe University professor Matthew Rooks goes into detail on one of Japan's greatest technical advancements: the washlet toilet. Matthew surveys the history of the toilet in Japan, and discusses the process of its development.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 15, 2013.

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Smart about our Shit

BY BARBARA PENNER
@ TOTO TOILET ARCHITECTURE ON SEP 16, 2014

Being smart about our "shit", is what may save us in the future. 

Barbara Penner expresses her academic knowlegde of toilets and what goes into them. How much do we flush away, and what people can do to conserve their waste, not only the "stuffs" that goes through us, but the water that is going through the pipes as well. It doesn't take a 'rocket surgeon' to know, that in developing countries, water is scarce and highly valued. So it is a opportunity to develope toilets that do not need the use of water, and uses our human wastes intellegently. 

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Toto Toilets

BY FLOYD CASE
@ TOTO TOILET ARCHITECTURE ON SEP 16, 2014

Floyd Case goes into the Japanese culture of bathing and hygiene, to understand Toto toilets. 35 years earlier, was when the first washlet was created and introduced to the public. Coming off intimidating, the washlet is made to clean you in more ways than one. Following the similar ritual of cleansing oneself at a Onsen, the washlet is made to clean you and itself, leaving you refreshed. 

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Everybody Poops

BY JAMIE MITCHELL
@ TOTO TOILET ARCHITECTURE ON SEP 16, 2014

In Honor of World Toilet Day:

"The toilet is something that unites all of us."

In "Everybody Poops" from PechaKucha Night London: TOTO Toilet Architecture, Jamie Mitchell presents his journey around the world as he went exploring public toilets, studying the intricate details of their building designs. From Hiroshima, Japan to Austin, Texas to the mountains of Norway, Jamie shares various designs of public bathrooms, and how they are successful in terms of design and architecture. 

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Toilet

BY JONATHAN GAUNT
@ TOTO TOILET ARCHITECTURE ON SEP 16, 2014

Jonathan Gaunt demonstrates his concern on conserving water and keeping the public health a priority. Developing new ideas and ways to get away from using water in toilets all together. Researching 3rd and developing countries as a reminder that people still do not have access to a safe toilet, leading to thousands of deaths. Making it a goal to make a clean and bright future for everyone, both eco friendly and economically.  

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Toilets of the World

BY PHILIPPA TURRELL
@ TOTO TOILET ARCHITECTURE ON SEP 16, 2014

Adding some fun to your daily bathroom breaks can be fun, or too much that it makes you think, "I can hold it."

Philippa Turrell talks about the various types of famous, glamorous, and breath taking, literally breath taking, toilets in the world. From the most expensive toilet, to the most awkward style restrooms, to add more excitement to your trips of relieving yourself. Maybe toilet rooms should be left as a simple toilet rooms and privacy? You be the judge. 

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Back to Basics

BY ROCK GRAPLIN
@ TOTO TOILET ARCHITECTURE ON SEP 16, 2014

Eat, Pray, and Toilet.

Rock Graplin goes into depth and starts trying to understand the future of the toilet. For him, understanding the past is how to see the future. In a world full of new technology being produced every 5 minutes. And the last place to escape is the toilet, and that should be how our future of the toilet should look like. Simple, clean, and simply earthly. 

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The Mystery of the Missing of Toilet

BY STEPH ST. LAURENT
@ VOL 3 ON MAY 26, 2015

How are is it to find a toilet in Budapest? Apparently, much more difficult than you might think. Join Steph St. Laurent on his gastro-intestinal journey through Hungary. Search for clues as to the wherabouts of the missing toilets along the way.

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We Wee

BY JO-ANNE BICHARD
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 08, 2016

Dr. Jo-Anne Bichard has studied toilets for many years, looking at the wider social and political conversations of the division between these male and female spaces. Now working on an app of public loos in the UK, Bichard presents an intelligent and comical talk. 

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Toilets Rule My Life!

BY LINDA MARCHISIO
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 12, 2019

What is life made up of? We eat, we sleep, and well, we go to the bathroom. Not every toilet is the same and sometimes locating one can be a serious or silly problem.