Tag Archives: Restrooms

Operating commercial restrooms: Designing for authentic, long-term sustainability

When designing a modern restroom, lasting sustainability should factor into the scope of planning and project design. Sustainability is closely associated with economical operation, providing architects with opportunities to support their clients’ long-term business goals. ‘Authentic sustainability’ requires design professionals to consider strategies beyond those typically associated with green building.

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Design initiative makes inclusive bathroom research available

Stalled!, a design initiative launched as a direct response to the controversies in the United States surrounding transgender access to public restrooms, has launched an open source website Stalled! Online, making three years of inclusive bathroom design research available to the public.

Stalled! shifts the terms of the debate by reframing the issue of public restroom access as a design challenge that addresses an urgent social justice issue: the need to design … Continue reading Design initiative makes inclusive bathroom research available

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Myrtle Beach school embraces clean, crisp, contemporary look

When St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic High School opened in early 2017, it was the first Catholic high school in the area of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Funded by nearly $4 million in parishioner grants and donations, the school was conceived by the Diocese of Charleston to provide students with a rigorous college preparatory education in a safe and nurturing environment, dedicated to character, social responsibility, and faith.

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