“Before fossil-fuel powered air-conditioning became widely available, people living in harsh climates had nothing but natural means to ventilate their spaces and control the interior temperature. To do so, they took into account several external factors such as their location, orientation with respect to the sun and wind, their area’s climate conditions, and local materials.”


Check out this article by ArchDaily which features our windCatcher project as a contemporary adaptation of this millennia old passive cooling technique.