PROVIDE PLATFORM THAT ACTS AS AN AMBASSADOR OF WATER (2. SUSTAINABLE…
PROVIDE PLATFORM THAT ACTS AS AN AMBASSADOR OF WATER
Making connection among human,
architecture and water
Interacting with public via entertainment
PITCHAfrica Creates Water-Harvesting Campus and Stadium for Communities In Need. They describes their approach, which provides a solution to anticipated global aquifer depletion.
Display of water related themes
Ways to collect and consume water
Passive ways of smartly using water
Nam’s Human Pump Solution to water crisis using Kinetic energy. A competition sponsored by San Francisco. It captures kinetic energy generated from human foot traffic and uses it to power a system of pumps that bring fresh drinking water to the surface in a playful, dramatic and life-saving waterfall.
Teaching and displaying construction techniques involving water harvesting
Can India's Ancient Stepwells. Stepwells guaranteed a year-round water supply for drinking, washing, and irrigation to villages, particularly in the semi-arid states. Stepwells were true monuments of—and to—civic life.
ADOPTIVE TO ENVIRONMENT
Small scale purification
Providing alternatives of water
Site derived program(Urban farm)
Sale outlet (economic value generation)
Inspired by NASA astronauts, who are required to recycle everything during long journeys out in Space, Swedish designers built a Sweat Machine that squeezes out the water from post-workout clothes and makes it fit to drink!
AQUAIR. Bowl-shaped roofs harvest rainwater and promote natural cooling in arid environments.
Site sensitive programs
Harvard taps bio mimicry to harvest water from thin air. Harvard University researchers have found a way to harvest water from arid environments by borrowing evolutionary tools from desert beetles, cacti, and carnivorous pitcher plants.
The pipe by Khalili engineers in southern California, an elegant and low impact means of harnessing the Pacific ocean into safe drinking water. Using a solar powered method of desalinization, the floating tube was designed to provide drinkable water to city's primary water grid.
Architecture becoming an integral part of environment through educational purposes
Experimenting new sustainable techniques at educational level.
Arturo Vittori's Warka Water towers harvest clean drinking water from the air. Warka Water is a philosophy looking at the environment and different possibilities to collect and harvest water in a sustainable way.