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Banheiro Portátil / Portable Toilet

Banheiro Portátil
Banheiro Portátil

The project had as its starting point the fact that women do not sit to urinate in public restrooms. Then it was carried out an ergonomic study of this new use and designed a new shape for the toilet and thought its adaptation to portable toilets. Ventilation was magnified 10x; The flush was rethought to take advantage of discharged water from hands washing; the water tank had its capacity increased; the structure of the wall was done by curves dispensing structural ribs; The internal space has doubled without having to increase the external dimensions enabling maintain the way of transportation to events that is used today.



Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Karina Silveira Martins de Araujo

Karina Silveira Martins de Araujo
Niteroi, Brazil