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Himalayas Water Tower – China

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Building: Himalayas Water Tower
Location: Himalayan mountain range, China
Design team: Zhi Zheng, Honghuan Zhao, Dongbai Song

AE Interests: water sustainability; each tower is comprised of six stem-like pipes that collect and store water; can be replicated en masse; will collect water in the rainy season, purify it, freeze it into ice and store it for future use

Notes: won the 2012 9th Annual eVolo Skyscraper Competition

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Written by Jesse Madden

September 9, 2014 at 3:47 pm

Posted in Built

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