The world's 10 best public toilets for 2015

#3 Kumutoto

Wellington, NZ

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Design: Studio Pacific Architecture

Location: Wellington, New Zealand

Perhaps the most unusual-looking toilets on our list, Kumutoto, in Wellington, New Zealand have been described as looking like some kind of armour-plated insect or robotic dinosaur. But as well making a strong style statement, these loos are also designed to be practical.

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According to the designers, 'As well as taking into account practical considerations such as security, hygiene and vandalism, the brief was to create a structure with a sculptural form; something iconic, highly visible and unusual that was also well integrated into the visual and historical context of the surrounding precinct.'

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Image credits: Studio Pacific Architecture

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