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Toilet-Shaped House

The Toilet-Shaped House has a very unique design, and was built by Sim Jae-duck, the chairman of the organizing committee of the Inaugural General Assembly of the World Toilet Association, and he hopes his toilet house will highlight the global need for better sanitation.. The Toilet-Shaped house is in fact named Haewoojae, which signifies in Korean “a place of sanctuary where one can solve one’s worries“. Sim Jae-duck will open what is billed as the world’s one and only toilet house on November 11 to mark the launch of his World Toilet Association.

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The steel, white concrete and glass house, with a symbolic opening in the roof, will be ready to receive visitors next month, said the World Toilet Association in a statement. The house is a 419sq m structure with two bedrooms, two guestrooms and other rooms, the two-storey house of course features three deluxe toilets. Unlike the giant “toilet” in which they are located, they will not be see-through affairs. If you would like to visit this house you can go to Sim Jae-duck native city of Suweon, 40km south of Seoul.

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Via – Reuters & Spluch

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  1. Matt said:
    October 11, 2007

    I never thought a toilet shape could look so appealing.

    Matt

  2. John said:
    October 11, 2007

    Great find! What a sense of humor.

  3. Todd said:
    October 11, 2007

    Not great Feng Shui!!

  4. pacomexico said:
    October 12, 2007

    Rubish!!!

  5. Marc said:
    October 12, 2007

    Not great Feng Shui….but INCREDIBLE Dung Phew!

  6. thegreatinepto said:
    October 12, 2007

    I understand it was built next to a dump.

  7. JPrime said:
    October 12, 2007

    looks like crap, jk :)

    I wonder if the toilet looks like a house?

  8. f430jf340jaslkjf said:
    October 12, 2007

    what a crappy lookin’ house lolollolololololollololololoollolololollololl

  9. Alex said:
    October 12, 2007

    Haha now that’s some interesting architecture

  10. Heath said:
    October 12, 2007

    What a dump…

  11. CJ said:
    October 12, 2007

    The family dog has got to be a…..shih tzu.

  12. cssyeah said:
    October 12, 2007

    Wow! new idea.

  13. russ said:
    October 12, 2007

    Now the Jolly Green Giant will bhave a place to ponder……

  14. kormmandos said:
    October 12, 2007

    Luckily this is just a house.
    In Singapore, we’re gonna get a Golden Toilet Bowl for a national stadium…
    http://www.mrbrown.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/03/29/toiletbowlstadium.jpg

  15. Curt said:
    October 12, 2007

    That place is a dump.

  16. Hojin said:
    October 12, 2007

    It’s a crappy house.

  17. Jack said:
    October 12, 2007

    So does that mean you can crap anywhere in the house?

  18. Sharon said:
    October 12, 2007

    It’s very unusal not bad.

  19. October 12, 2007

    The house actually looks nice from the sides. The upper deck is awsome but the whole tiolt look I do not like. Anyone know what direction all the windows are facing?

  20. liilliil said:
    October 12, 2007

    Good idea, but the hole is too small :)

  21. omeuip said:
    October 12, 2007

    Great house… Would be nicer if it was bigger.

  22. Sam said:
    October 12, 2007

    There needs to be a pool in the opening

  23. Otis B Driftwood said:
    October 12, 2007

    You should only live there if your flush with cash….

  24. amy said:
    October 13, 2007

    holy crap !! what a strange looking house !!!!!!!!!!

  25. DIMYN said:
    October 13, 2007

    Although the house may not be appropriate for ‘some’ people to live in. The architecture is Brilliant! And such an interesting mind he has for even putting together such a display! That shows Leadership…. Determination…. Drive… BRAVO TO YOU!!!

    Pay no attention to the shallow comments made… Most people tend to hate on what they cannot have, create, of think of for themselves..

  26. Beane said:
    October 13, 2007

    You need to put apool in the middle on top and a toilet lid shaped covering, or shade

  27. Neagle said:
    October 13, 2007

    The facilities should be damn impressive, all things considered.

  28. Dj Fu said:
    October 13, 2007

    now i can take a dump anywhere in my very own home

  29. Vi said:
    October 13, 2007

    I guess they didn’t need port-o-potties when they built it.

  30. Seymour said:
    October 14, 2007

    Looks a bit like the front of a ship… :/

  31. mango said:
    October 15, 2007

    I bet he dropped a load of cash.

  32. dracula said:
    October 16, 2007

    interesting. but everbody know that thinks in toilet is not good. so who want live in it?

  33. MJimenez33 said:
    October 16, 2007

    I never would have thought of a toilet for a design of a house. Pretty cool!

  34. doulos said:
    October 16, 2007

    I wonder if it will attract aliens. “Just a parsec, Gzork. I need to make a pit stop.”

  35. joshua3 said:
    October 16, 2007

    interesting. made me think of a shit-shaped house as well hehehe… kidding aside, it’s unique and beautiful!

  36. C-Note said:
    October 18, 2007

    I wonder if God is relieving himself on this house when it rains?

  37. John said:
    October 20, 2007

    Is the front door on the inside while the garage exits from the back?

  38. olfrh said:
    October 25, 2007

    i read most of the comments but i dont agreed with them cause i think this is the bomb,fantastic and great ideas…

  39. chandan kushwaha said:
    October 26, 2007

    just a sexy idea …toilet r cool place to relax …so why houses r in toilet shape bother any one????

  40. Denny said:
    October 26, 2007

    Just goes to show ya that it must cost a shit load of $ to live like the tidy bowl man.

  41. Kst said:
    October 30, 2007

    “Anyone know what direction all the windows are facing?”

    Looks like “OUT” to me.

  42. fat mrs said:
    October 30, 2007

    FATTT IM FAT ANT I need a toilet tht big! MILLLSHEy

  43. Seabee5 said:
    November 2, 2007

    So, where’s the lid? A woman won’t live there without a lid.

  44. FART FART!! said:
    November 5, 2007

    THATS AN AWESOME HOUSE I WONDER HOW IT STAYS CLEAN!!!LOL

  45. Kate said:
    November 9, 2007

    The only thing I have to say is anyone who decided to make a joke out of this, I hope your toilet breaks and the plummers are all on strike! If developing countries had clean water and sanitation 90% of the world’s diseases would disappear over night.

    Flush that through your scatilogical thinking….

  46. MojoDojoHojoRojo said:
    November 9, 2007

    He forgot to landscape with yellow flowers around the front…reminisant of your typical public toilet surrounded by a puddle of pee.

    Ahhhhh, now that’s realism!

  47. tony said:
    November 11, 2007

    The owner could have atleast put a first floor deck in the center painted aquablue with BIG BROWN TURD sized Bean Bags!

  48. tony said:
    November 11, 2007

    It is fascinating though! He is BRILLIANT and INSPIRATIONAL. I like it! It’s differant. How many times has the pizza delivery man gotten lost looking for a home in a housing development because of only 3 or 4 styles of homes in the whole developement.

    I give him 4 lids up!

  49. Doctor Mike said:
    November 12, 2007

    And I thought my place was a dump….

    PS: Kate: Get a sense of humor. If you can’t find humor in life then you’ll be miserable for all of yours. Don’t lay it on the rest of us. Keep your guilt trips for the newspapers.

  50. Scott H. said:
    November 14, 2007

    Its actually inspirational. Cleaning it would be a breeze. Just hit the flush handle (although THAT’S gotta be pretty big too. It may take 2 A-holes to flush it (LOL) get it? A-Holes?

  51. November 23, 2007

    Now the owner can be the “little man in the toilet bowl” guy just like on TV.
    I think I’ll send him a Krappy Kard from those KrappyGifts.com people.

  52. November 24, 2007

    pretty cool.Do they have 50,000 different toilets in there because the news said they charge $50,000 per night.Why don’t they go ahead and make a house shaped like a toilet paper role, or better yet an ice cream

  53. deliverance said:
    December 24, 2007

    talk about a poo-poo fetish!

  54. bill t said:
    January 10, 2008

    it looks lyk a ship not a bog

  55. Amanda said:
    January 11, 2008

    looks pretty cool although a little weird!

  56. Lucy said:
    January 16, 2008

    WOWWWWWWW THAT IS WELLL COOL.. :D I WANT ONE!

    LUCY AND MELLL.. HAHAHHAAA

  57. Emily and Tamsin said:
    January 18, 2008

    arrrr mann!!!! this house is sick!!!! i want one!!! =]]

  58. kaos said:
    January 22, 2008

    i think it is nice i would definatly livi in there!!!!”

  59. Noah showed great courage to set sail with two termites. said:
    February 2, 2008

    I don’t think I’d want to live in that, I’d be too embarrassed to invite any friends over. It’s already bad enough that my father’s dreaming about extending the front balcony of our house so there’d be more room, but it would look funny as far as I’m concerned. But I’m not even sure if that’s ever going to happen. Either that or I’ll be well and truly moved out before that starts. Our house has been a blessing and I’d hate for it to become a laughing stock. However, if the owners of this house have kids I really feel for them.

  60. Cara & Sam.. said:
    February 6, 2008

    We Love It.. :D

  61. Paco said:
    February 16, 2008

    i like yodels!!

  62. February 19, 2008

    we finks this is a banging house, i wud totally check my butt in , INIT!

    btw the dog comment was off the hook!

    hit me back biatch

  63. chicken bobo said:
    March 5, 2008

    WOW ur house looks like a tiolet!!

  64. Yo mama said:
    March 14, 2008

    How much could you pay for a house like that? I’d put a wirlpool in the center.

  65. steve freeman said:
    March 18, 2008

    a pice of art to be admired. flowing lines & gental shape.

  66. doug said:
    March 23, 2008

    this is a weird — house,but pretty cool. makes me think person built made — out of theirselfs,money down the tolit.unusual. ill give ya that.

  67. kIerra said:
    March 25, 2008

    new style and new taste but that is so funny figured house who would think of something like that

  68. tamarra Renita said:
    March 26, 2008

    i think it a very intelligent and creative idea. for you people who think its stupid and outragous, get a sence of homour and take an art class :)

  69. gema said:
    March 27, 2008

    helooo.
    what kinda house iis that haha.

  70. lauzi x said:
    March 29, 2008

    cool house. funny idea though, who would think of building a toilet shaped house?? dnt know if i’d want to live there, hvnt decided- doesnt matter though i’ll never live there anyway =( oh well!!

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  71. Nikki said:
    March 29, 2008

    I actually would live there that house is so amazing I love the way it looks. Good Job Guys <3

  72. deagla said:
    April 11, 2008

    wow nice

  73. April 14, 2008

    I would hate to have to find “sold comparables” to do a market analysis on this!

  74. baby said:
    April 21, 2008

    lololololololololol that house is so umm funni um its amazing to see that toilet shaped house i like it but y the colour white y not black, or blue or grey .well i dont know it’s funny and cool in a sort of way and weird i would not be proud to live in a toilet.

  75. hali said:
    April 21, 2008

    crap
    lololololololololol that house is so umm funni um its amazing to see that toilet shaped house i like it but y the colour white y not black, or blue or grey .well i dont know it’s funny and cool in a sort of way and weird i would not be proud to live in a toilet,i think it a very intelligent and creative idea. for you people who think its stupid and outragous, get a sence of homour and take an art class

  76. Billi Hernandez said:
    May 27, 2008

    Hola. I just wanted to say hey this is a great house. I want to live in it someday. I puked yesterday!!!!. I like beans!!!

  77. Rob in SC said:
    May 27, 2008

    Great House ! Perfect and fitting for Peelers Anonymous meetings !!

  78. Presley said:
    May 28, 2008

    awesome!!!

  79. Frost said:
    June 17, 2008

    must be a shitty job building that place!

  80. dominique said:
    August 20, 2008

    i really like the house, but i will not live in it.

  81. cmsmasters said:
    September 13, 2008

    I think that is cool idea.

  82. jiah said:
    November 12, 2008

    Yuck………I wonder how it smells :D

  83. Tectonium said:
    November 20, 2008

    HA HA HA,
    I wonder if they have to go to the bathroom to take a crap, or if they can do it everywhere because they is already in a toilet!

  84. Nene said:
    March 8, 2009

    Wouldn’t mind taking a shit down the hole from the roof.
    Trust me! I’ll do it to gain some popularity if i were around.

  85. Hei Hei said:
    April 8, 2009

    It is very amazing .

  86. lily said:
    June 5, 2009

    this has got to be the best thing i have ever seen in my entire life. OMY GOODNESS> if i know this man, i would marry him just to live in this house with him.

  87. Gordon said:
    October 24, 2009

    amazing!
    really nice looking if you don’t reallize it’s a toilet!

  88. Mark said:
    February 22, 2010

    Now THAT’S a cool boat! :)

  89. Cari Uang said:
    October 24, 2010

    amazing, its a great idea

  90. Bernard Redshaw said:
    November 21, 2010

    I suggest that it be called The Acrapolis

  91. February 18, 2011

    Incredible that a toilet could be such a fantastic base object to build a stunning property around! Who would have guessed..

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