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lean toilet / toilet

lean toilet
lean toilet

Having a good bowel activity needs a high stomach pressure and making a squatting posture is the most proper action for that. Especially, sitting in squat position helps us to relax puborectalis muscles and it is the best posture for the bowel movement. We adopted a ergonomic principal that applies the average of women's calves height instead of the average of men's calves height to satisfy more people for the toilet design. As a result, the ideal toilet height is 350mm. In addition, we designed the toilet seat to have an inclination of 6 at its front part. Therefore, people can sit comfortably by lowering their hip position.

University

kookmin graduate school of design

kookmin graduate school of design
seoul, South Korea

kwanbae kim

Dosung Jeong

Design

kookmin graduate school of design

kookmin graduate school of design
seoul, South Korea

Myoung-gwon Cho