I got to be a part of the crazy awesome team putting together the PPlanter for the 2012 San Francisco Urban Prototyping Festival. A mixture of design, programming, green urban infrastructure, and eco-sanitation, the PPlanter was a total hit. I had to pee in it, so I bought a handy dandy go-girl. Thanks to the Hyphae Design Lab and Urban Biofilter crews for all of the incredible work on this innovative project.
From the Hyphae website: "The PPlanter takes on the challenge of public urination, which arises in a variety of urban contexts from beer gardens to addressing the needs of homeless populations. The PPlanter is a scalable, reconfigurable public urinal and sink that uses modular bamboo biofilters to treat the wastewater..."