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Handmade water tower designed to collect water in rural areas

Murtaza Baker

‘WarkaWater’ is a 9 m tall structure (30 foot) bamboo framework. Inside the hanging fabric and spanned in tension inside capable to collect potable water from the air by condensation. The lightweight structure is designed with parametric computing, but can be built with local skills and materials by the village inhabitants without the aid of special machinery.

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    This is incredible! Wow. I love how it's also aesthetically beautiful.

    • Murtaza Baker

      Indeed! Italian archtiects and designers are unbeatable when it comes to precision, aesthetics and functionality