Toilet 001

Project : Toilet 001

Location : Amritsar, Punjab, India

Status : Completed in 2022

Area : 155 sq.ft

Design Team : Shridhar Rao, Shikha Doogar, Rana Sarkar, Manvi Dixit, Pawan Batra

Associated Research:
Program V/s Performace

Toilet 001

A TOILET MODULE CONCEIVED OUT OF 100% RECYCLED SUSTAINABLE BUILDING BLOCKS. The construction industry at large holds immense power to reshape and provide sustainable solutions to the world’s needs at achieving a decent living standard. One such example is India’s first 100% recyclable toilet made in Amritsar. The city of Amritsar, like many others all over India, has struggled with adequate amenities like public toilets. The measures taken by the government to install facilities have been in vain due to misuse and abuse of the already scarce public toilets. These amenities need to be available sufficiently to create a balanced use among the inhabitants. To combat this issue, an initiative was funded by Ruhani Verma, a student of Jayshree Periwal International School, Jaipur to construct a sustainable toilet module, in order to solve this problem. The design of the toilet was conceived by making use of 100% recyclable materials such as Silica Plastic Blocks, PVC pipes, MS angles, HDHMR Boards etc. The Silica Plastic Block is a sustainable and recyclable building material that is made from plastic waste and harmful foundry dust. It takes the two major wastes - fo