ECO Friendly Design

Washrooms For All

Open plan, all-inclusive washrooms are becoming the norm in modern schools. Here, Jory Debenham reports on why they’re important for schools and what aspects are crucial for school leaders as they create more modern, student friendly spaces.
Gender Neutral Toilets

Inclusivity is at the heart of much of modern educational practice and for many schools and students, the public toilets are a glaring reminder of attitudes and practices of a past era that don’t necessarily serve the realities of today’s existence. Bullying, smoking, vandalism and criminal activity have often flourished in these spaces, making them unusable for vulnerable students. Many schools and organisations are redesigning their washroom spaces to enable all students to have access to the toilet – a basic human right that is often denied due to the realities of life for many youths.

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