Public Lavatory in Tehran by Architect Molood Jalalifar. Iranian Architecture
PROJECT GENERAL INFORMATION
Name: Public Lavatory
Location: Besat Power Plant,Tehran, Iran
Architect in charge: Molood Jalalifar
Site Area: 85 sqm
Building Type: Public Facilities
Civil engineer: F.Foroohaan
Mechanical engineer: Ali Barekatein
Electrical engineer: Mahmood Meisami
Contractor: Ali Barekatein
3DModel & renders: Raha Ahmad
Photographer: Molood Jalalifar
Awards: Honorable mention in Memar Award, in the category of public buildings, 2011
In this project , employer had ordered five toilets for men, one toilet for women and also because of health care a separated toilet for the staff of restaurant. It was important for the employer to make a good sense of public lavatory and attractive form at garden of Besat power plant.The original form of building has been borrowed from the site geometry and with simple diagram it has been divided to three main internal spaces. Four main walls from this diagram provide the structure of building and roof has been based on these walls. Discontinuity between walls and roof makes the use of daylight in all spaces.
The main material of project is rusty iron sheet which is on surrounded outer shell. The purpose of choosing this material is reinforcement and durability of iron sheets and create a random color combination; the expression of effect of nature on architecture. The other material is hatched white stone for making contrast between inside and outside.