A Competition To Redesign New York’s Worst Bathroom

A Competition To Redesign New York’s Worst Bathroom
Design

Architizer (the facebook for architects) has launched an interesting design challenge to see who in their ranks is up for the task of beautifying one of the city's biggest eyesores.

Laura Feinstein
  • 9 december 2010

It’s secret New York City is home to some of the most slovenly, untended and sometimes downright grotesque bathrooms in the nation. With an urban center home to a larger population than all of Sweden, public and private restroom cleanliness tends to get lost in the shuffle. However Architizer (the facebook for architects) has launched a design challenge to see who in their ranks is up for the task of beautifying one of the city’s biggest eyesores. For their newest competition, established and up-and coming designers are pushed to draw innovative plans to turn an otherwise unsightly bathroom into the chicest room in the house. The “client”? Rickshaw Dumplings founder Kenny Lao, whose East Village bathroom has often been likened to “something out of the film Trainspotting.”

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