Could Giant Sprinklers Solve China’s Air Pollution Woes?

January 21, 2014 by  
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Last winter,  smog levels in Beijing, China were found to be 10 to 15 times what the World Health Organization classifies as a health risk. The streets are still overflowing with people wearing gas masks and respirators, and city officials recently announced a fuel pollution tax to help curb emissions. Yu Shaocai, an expert on “wet deposition”, recently proposed a radical new solution that could help clear the air: giant sprinklers that spray water into the atmosphere of heavily-polluted cities. Read the rest of Could Giant Sprinklers Solve China’s Air Pollution Woes? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Air quality , Beijing smog , China air pollution , China skyscrapers , China smog levels , Environmental Chemistry Letters , retrofitting skyscrapers , scientific journal , smog solutions , urban infrastructure , web deposition , Yu Shaocai air pollution        

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Bone-White Geometric Facade Wraps Around Contemporary House in Israel

January 21, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Bone-White Geometric Facade Wraps Around Contemporary House in Israel Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Ashdod , House in Ashdod , natural light , open floor plan , porcelain granite , porthole windows , solar panels , sunrise portal , water recycling system , Zahavi Architects        

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Asif Khan’s Megaface Pinscreen Will Display Giant 3D Portraits of Visitors at the Sochi Olympics

January 21, 2014 by  
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