June 18, 2018Reading Time: < 1 minute
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 creative professionals, educated, trained, and experienced in the art and science of building design, and licensed to practice architecture. Their designs respond to client needs, wants and vision, protect public safety, provide economic value, are innovative, inspire and contribute positively to the community and the environment.