June 18, 2018
AIA New Jersey and Architects League of Northern New Jersey member William J. Martin, AIA, was interviewed by Fox News regarding the possible origins of the famous Pittsburgh Potty.
While we may never know the truth of why those particular homeowners in Pittsburgh have stand-alone toilets in their cellars, the registered architect’s answer demonstrates his comprehensive understanding of the workings of building systems along with a completely logical, historical reason for the fixtures that allowed early indoor plumbing installations to avoid a homeowner’s potential mess and much more significant community health hazard.
Well done, Bill!
Architects are skilled professionals who listen to you, interpret your wishes, help realize your building dreams, and add value at every stage of a project.