World Toilet Organization Hall of Fame honors Clara Greed

December 5, 2009
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While there was little coverage of the role of public restrooms in urban design at the Summit, the final session honored Clara Greed
Greed, who was not present due to a family illness, received a WTO Hall of Fame Award.
Greed, Professor of Inclusive Urban Planning http://www.bne.uwe.ac.uk/staff/staffDetails.asp?StaffID=c-greed at the University of the West of England Bristol, is author “Inclusive Urban Design: Public Toilets.” http://www.amazon.com/Inclusive-Urban-Design-Public-Toilets/dp/075065385X
Greed recently become a Member of the British Empire so Summit delegates were treated to a great video showing her, hatted and curtseying, while talking toilets to Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace!

While there was little coverage of the role of public restrooms in urban design at the Summit, the final session honored Clara Greed.  Greed, who was not present due to a family illness, received a WTO Hall of Fame Award.

Professor of Inclusive Urban Planning at the University of the West of England Bristol, Greed is author of Inclusive Urban Design: Public Toilets.

Greed recently become a Member of the British Empire so Summit delegates were treated to a great video showing her, hatted and curtseying, while talking toilets to Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace!

Over the coming year PHLUSH will have the opportunity to work with Dr. Greed on proposing international guidelines on restroom design, an effort led by the International Council.

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4 Responses to World Toilet Organization Hall of Fame honors Clara Greed

  1. Jan Schapper on November 26, 2011 at 3:34 pm

    I have just had a paper on women’s toilets in Melbourne, Australia accepted in a journal called Gender, Place and Culture. It should be published in 2012. Happy to send a copy if you are interested.
    Jan

  2. phlush on December 5, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    Congratulations on your publication, Jan! We’d be honored to have a copy of your paper on this timely topic. One of our members is working on this topic and we hope to get a page up soon and include valuable references such as this.

  3. Jan Schapper on February 10, 2012 at 6:09 pm

    A few seconds of noteriety this week in Melbourne http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/more-news/academic-toilet-paper-opens-doors-on-dunny-business/story-fn7x8me2-1226266180601

    Anyway I am happy to provide paper – how do I send it to you?

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