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Warka Water tower that pulls drinking water from thin air wins World Design Impact Prize

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 25, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Mar 24, 2016

Designed by Arturo Vittori and his Italian studio Architecture and Vision, Warka Water is a water-catchment system that produces potable water by harvesting rain, fog, and dew. The team took design cues from naturally found forms, like termite hives and cactus spines, and combined them with low-cost, locally found materials to create the sculptural and biomimetic tower. A Warka Water structure comprises a bamboo frame, recyclable mesh, rope, canopy, and a water tank, and can be assembled easily and...






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