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A millennial process capable of solving a very contemporary problem. Because thefans are neither ecological nor -friendly, Monish Siripurapu has imagined a natural system synonymous with freshness. The CoolAnt, a sort of large circle made up of stacked terracotta tubes. Why this material? Indian architect , who works in New Delhi, realized that terracotta pots have been used for thousands of years to cool water. Hence this question: "not to use it to cool the air?" "
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The principle is simple: water is poured from above, onto the terracotta tubes, and the air leaving it is naturally cooled. A tank placed at the bottom of the structure collects the water, which is reinjected into the tubes, and so on.
For Monish Siripurapu, the CoolAnt - not yet marketed - could eventually be used on a large scale, integrated into the facades of buildings, as explained byhere:
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