Flushed With Pride

It may be a functional space, but that hasn't stopped designers and architects from turning the humble toilet into a room of surprises. With breathtaking vistas, wacky themes or lavish materials, there are rest rooms out there that'll make you feel like a million bucks each time you spend a penny.

SAPPORO Take a comfort break on top of the city's highest building. Toilets at the JR Tower's observation room are 160 meters above street level and walled with glass. According to the designer, "one is supposed to do it as if one is taking a leak into...

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