3-dimensional Energy-Efficient Sand Microclimates to Cool Public Areas

Microclimates like these will help cool urban desert areas

Among sand’s many uses – particularly in industrial applications – it’s the key ingredient in the manufacturing of glass, in paint, and even in water filtration.

Now London-based design firm PoslterFeruson has created a three-dimensional architectural structures, called Microclimates, or cooling towers, that will provide a cool respite from the hot desert sun.

For more on this innovative idea, see http://3.ly/53Dh.


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