Air quality is a serious issue that needs to be addressed as more and more people move to large cities. At the same time, we are losing the forests that help us combat air pollution, which means that pollution promises to be a major health threat in coming decades. The Chlorella Pavilion hopes to address taking inspiration from the process that occurs in nature.
The design emphasizes the symbiotic relationship between animal and plants.
The Indian capital, laboring under the label of being the world's most polluted city, is trying something new to help clean up its air.
If you’re worried about your city’s air quality, unfortunately checking the stats on local air reports won’t do you much good. The air pollution data collected by the government is by and large taken from remote areas and applied at...
“It used to be that we measured air quality on a regional or city scale. But now we’re starting to understand that we need to measure air quality on a more micro scale, especially around major roadways.”
Klaus K. Loenhart’s Austrian forest impressively provides oxygen for 1,800 people per hour—an amount close to 62.5 kg of fresh oxygen per hour. The lush vegetation uses evapotranspiration to create a cooling microclimate; no air con...