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Audio slideshow: Tales from the toilet

Public conveniences of old may have been porcelain palaces - but by the mid 20th Century, that glamour had given way to municipal functionality.

Now, the Royal Institute of British Architects is asking five leading architectural practices to come up with new ideas for the public loo.

Writer and toilet expert Lucinda Lambton took us on a tour of four of her favourite lavatories - old and new.

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Slideshow production by Paul Kerley.
Publication date 8 August 2009.


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