Owen Hatherley: Public Conveniences, 9 May 2019
Show More No Place to Go: How Public Toilets Fail Our Private Needs by Lezlie Lowe.
Coach House, 220 pp., £12.95, September 2018, 978 1 55245 370 4Show More
“... much about your bathroom needs,’ one editor told me. Perhaps not. But as the Canadian journalist Lezlie Lowe points out in No Place to Go, such needs aren’t unusual. One expert she quotes estimates that at least a quarter of the population regularly has a pressing need to use public toilets: ‘Seven per cent have paruresis. Another 7 per cent are ...”