Gallery: Locally-Built Green Toilet Facilities Provide Safe Sanitation ...


Many villagers in rural India are in need of clean, safe toilet facilities and places to wash laundry. Seeking to provide a solution to this pressing need, the National Foundation for India asked New Dehli-based Vir.Mueller Architects to come up with a prototype for a public sanitation facility that could be built locally, emits no waste, and most importantly prevents groundwater contamination from the existing septic tank-based toilets. Vir.Mueller responded with the Delwara Community Toilets plan, which features composting toilets, captures rainwater, and serves a vital community space.

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  1. rakeshkapila December 31, 2014 at 9:12 am

    A camera in every toilet can contribute to the GDP of the country, done to measure the quality and the quantity of the value added national resource of cumulative human excreta!

  2. Top 6 Life-Saving Desig... October 15, 2010 at 12:41 pm

    […] projects like this community toilet facility for India would go a long way to improving local water quality, sanitation and reducing disease. NGOs and […]

  3. kaugan May 27, 2010 at 3:40 am

    I live in India myself and this might be really an awesome idea for sanitation.
    I just wish these toilets really come up.
    Things in India sometimes go very slow.

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