Dutch firm Lagado Architects have designed a temporary public toilet block with wide open sections in the roof so users can sit on the toilet and look up into the sky (+ slideshow).
"The open roof reinforces the idea of still being outside while providing the necessary ventilation," Verhagen said.
"The trees above the roof give a protected and covered feeling and cast shadows into the interior and on the closed roof surfaces," he added.
The dark green and brown building is split into two toilets, one for adults and one for children, neatly divided by a central entrance and a diagonal step.
The roof is an ensemble of four triangular sections, folding down into a point at the front entrance.
Architects Victor Verhagen and Maria Vasiloglou said they designed the public toilet block to have a low-tech and outdoor feeling.
Designed for use in summer, the building can be easily taken apart and transported.
Other toilets featured on Dezeen include public toilets made from a single curved wall beneath a gabled roof, an outdoor urinal that slots into a hay bale and public toilets in New Zealand shaped like headless dinosaurs.
Photographs are by the architects and Rubén Dario Kleimeer.
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