Competition-The Little Big Loo Rethinking Public Toilet

Submission: July 10, 2020
Registration: June 18, 2020
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details beneath
Type: Open

The world at the moment is experiencing unprecedented demographic development and consequent urbanization of varied locations. Speedy inhabitants development in city areas often will get coupled with poor planning of bodily and social infrastructure together with an absence of particular person and communal sanitary consciousness. The agricultural areas in lots of growing international locations face quite a lot of issues brought on by poor sanitation services comparable to air pollution of water sources, a excessive fee of waterborne illnesses, and excessive expenditures on healing well being care.

Open defecation and urination are nonetheless rampant in city and rural areas of growing economies and such practices pose a grave threat to the well being of the residents. The World Well being Group and UNICEF hyperlink open defecation with grim points comparable to poverty, malnutrition, youngster mortality and enormous disparities between the wealthy and poor.

All over the world, round 827,000 individuals from low to middle-income international locations die due to insufficient water, sanitation and hygiene annually. Poor sanitation is believed to be the principle trigger of virtually 50% of those deaths. The world is presently going through the COVID-19 pandemic, a calamity of an unexpected scale that has struck virtually each nation. We’ve additionally been by different epidemics like SARS, whereby a sizeable portion of the inhabitants suffered. Poor sanitation can also be one of many prime components within the onslaught and unfold of epidemics and pandemics, calamities that cripple the world’s economic system and social material.

Owing to the dire significance of communal sanitation and hygiene, there may be an pressing must develop an built-in strategy regarding the growth of public well being providers.

Rethinking Public Bogs invitations concepts that can be utilized to disrupt the notion of public bathrooms with essentially the most progressive and environment friendly resolution for this severe challenge plaguing our future. This mandatory public utility is to be designed in a approach that modifications the general outlook in direction of public washrooms.

The designed space may be leisure, academic, social; an area that creates worth for the neighborhood surrounding it. The area needs to be visualized as a first-rate part within the making of a neighborhood that develops holistically; a neighborhood that’s competent in social, financial and academic phrases.

We will not defeat any of the infectious illnesses that plague the growing world till we’ve got additionally received the battle for secure consuming water, sanitation, and primary well being care.” – Kofi Annan Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Secretary-Normal of the United Nations 1996-2006.

Members ought to unlearn how a traditional public rest room seems like and design an progressive, practical and a visually interesting design that serves as a building icon, synchronizing with the encompassing context.

The first use of the designed structure needs to be as a public rest room. Alongside this, the structure needs to be innovatively designed as an area for neighborhood interplay, along with its major operate. The area needs to be moreover visualized as a leisure/ academic/ social/ city practical space.

The full space of the area mustn’t exceed 100 All age teams of the demography ought to be capable to use the area.

The extra area facet of the bathroom ought to add worth to society and the location’s context. The design needs to be environment friendly by way of planning, hygiene, odour-free surrounding and area utilization. The designed rest room needs to be snug/ handy to make use of.

The design intervention needs to be aimed to handle the effectivity of public restrooms, their sanitary services, spatial distribution and primarily, privateness and luxury, which finally enhance peoples’ lives. The design can act as a module, which may be replicated in several areas just like the location context chosen. The design needs to be able to catering a footfall of 250-500 individuals
“Sanitation is extra essential than independence”- Mahatma Gandhi Indian nationalist chief

Website Selection:
Members can choose a website in an city OR a rural context. There may be an emphasis on disadvantaged areas, no matter the location being in an city or rural space.
The positioning needs to be fastidiously positioned to accommodate the variety of footfalls (circulation in transit hours should be thought of). It should be justified with the necessity for sanitation providers.

Prizes of complete USD 4000, damaged down as follows:
1st Prize: USD 2000 + Certificates + Publication 2nd Prize: USD 1200 + Certificates + Publication third Prize: USD 800 + Certificates + Publication
10 Honorable mentions: Certificates
Winners and Honorable Mentions shall be printed on Quantity Zero web site and several other worldwide architecture and design magazines.Competition
To indicate our appreciation, all of the contributors would obtain participation certificates.


Early Chook Registration: 13thApril 2020to 18thJune 2020
Normal Registration: 19th June 2020to 24thJuly 2020
Final Day for Queries: 16thJuly2020
Closing Date for Submission: 31stJuly 2020
Announcement of Winners: 1stOctober 2020


The little massive lavatory RETHINKING PUBLIC TOILETS2020-Architecture Competition is open to all. We invite architects, college students, engineers, product designers, thinkers, firms, organizations and everybody within the mission of the Competition to submit their concepts. No skilled {qualifications} are mandatory.Competition

Name For Concepts: The little massive lavatory RETHINKING PUBLIC TOILETS2020Architecture Competition
Registration Deadline : 24th July 2020 11:59PM
Submission Deadline: 31st July 2020 11:59PM
PriceEarly Chook Registrations: Members from India – 1800+18% GST = INR 2124 (per staff)
Members from Different International locations – 70 + 18% GST = USD 82.6 (per staff)
Normal Registrations: Members from India – 2400 + 18% GST = INR 2832 (per staff)
Members from Different International locations – 85+ 18% GST = USD 100.3 (per staff)