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    A Public Toilet with Transparent Walls


    In the Flon district of central Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland, there is a peculiar toilet that seemingly has clear walls. Really, the walls are made of smart glass , electrically switchable glazing which changes light transmission properties when voltage is applied. When a user presses a button, the walls become opaque.

    I could imagine this could be quite confusing to tourists.

    via Design with Intent



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