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The book of the professor and design consultant Alexander Kira contains almost twenty years worth of research in the field of bathroom design. First published in 1966 and reprinted with additions in 1976, the book became an important milestone in covering the taboo topic of elimination and personal hygiene.
The author carefully examined all processes and procedures performed in the bathroom (including those for which it was not originally intended), analyzed the current state of sanitary equipment and proposed criteria for its optimal design. He accompanied all of this with interesting historical and cultural essays that shed light on the perception of the body and its natural needs in the modern Western civilization.
Almost half a century later, the book remains acutely relevant, verifying the author’s observations about the extremely slow progress in this “forbidden” field.
The beautifully and honestly illustrated edition is primarily intended for interior and industrial designers, architects and engineers. However, any reader who is not related to professional design of sanitary facilities but who uses the bathroom every day will find the book full of useful details and important information.
Dimensions 144 × 216 mm (5,7″ × 8,5″)
Press run: 3000
Weight: 820 g
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