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Artificial-turf sports and playground fields may be more durable and require less maintenance than those covered in natural grass, but they also get very hot during warm weather. Scientists have devised a natural method of cooling them – and the cities they're in – using rainwater stored beneath the turf.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: Cooling, Sports, Rain, Water Conservation
torrent guardian lets you make a fashion statement while protecting the environment, capturing up to 5 liters of rainwater. The post mijoda dajomi turns headwear into rainwater collection tool to tackle freshwater scarcity appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
for the construction, aaksen studio applies dry materials such as steel and gypsum. The post aaksen employs rainwater harvesting system in new mosque in indonesia appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
this rainwater collector offers a practical solution to water scarcity and irrigation challenges with its versatile applicability. The post FALTAZI’s steel funnel latches onto water tanks to harvest rainwater and provide shelter appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the design avoids cutting existing trees by utilizing skewed volumes, carved voids and recesses. The post villa fagu with jagged roof ‘choreographs’ rainwater flow in arid western himalayas appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Architecture studio Archiopteryx has created a home in Noida, India, which is arranged around water collection and topped with a rooftop swimming pool. Read more
A striking new review article from researchers in Europe argues the global spread of certain hazardous chemicals is so pervasive that unsafe levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) can be found in rainwater from all parts of the world, including remote regions such as Antarctica and the Tibetan Plateau.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Chemicals, Safety


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