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February is the month of awards for films produced last year. With the excuse of going to the movies, I want to bring the Perfect Days colloquium of Wim Wenders, a city and architecture.

In the extended synopsis of the film you can read that the plot of the film develops in the public toilets. The Tokyo Toilets architectural program launched by the Tokyo City Hall is understood as the scenario: The best known Japanese architects designed a public bathroom. In these buildings chís and caca are built, there are other public places for cleaning the body and the theme gives it to another article. The architecture of the public toilets shown in the film is not a significant sample of Japanese communal architecture, but the action of the program does emphasize the Japanese understanding of advertising. The shared experience in public toilets in western cities is that they smell bad, they're dirty, there's no paper, they're broken. Placing a male public bathroom cleaner as the protagonist of the film can lead to different readings in the cultures of the West and Japan. Japan attaches sacred importance to the community.

The public bathroom could be the most widespread construction furniture, thought with mime and planned where the design of the streets should be. If we consider the right to go to the bathroom, public toilets should be located to specific radios, wherever you are, to find one on a maximum 10 minute tour. The public toilets that can be found in our context are scarce and have an industrialized and standard design, without identity testimonies. But the same goes for playgrounds. We solve two architectures so significant for the definition of the public with a catalog design, acknowledging their existence.

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