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Umbrella Design Harvests Desert Moisture for Childrens’ Hospital

May 27th, 2009 | by Susan Kraemer

This cooling effect is a bonus in addition to gathering rainwater or overnight dew for water use. In VisionDivision's prototype, the umbrella element will funnel the cool water to a central holding tank to supply the hospital with clean water. The hospital rooms are gathered in clusters around the tank to benefit from the cooling effect of the water

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