Shard toilets: trouble on high

22 January 2013

2:37 PM

22 January 2013

2:37 PM

Terrible news reaches me from the top of the Shard. The viewing platforms at the top of the 1,016ft glass wonder, which is the tallest building in western Europe, are set to open to the public in the coming weeks; but preview guests and party goers have reported a rather shaming interior design flaw. My mole says that complaints have been submitted about the reflective glass in the loos, which is causing havoc, discomfort and embarassment to users. It seems that the trendy designers did not appreciate that the reflections bounce off the ceiling and walls, and into and out of the cubicles.

How very, very modern. The Shard team has, as of yet, declined to comment.

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  • RBcritique

    Perhaps the idea is that we all do so and finish the project.

  • FrankS

    Has someone been sh*t on from a great height?

  • Henry Hill

    I will make it my life’s work to crap in that toilet.

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