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The architecture of heat: how we built before air-con

9 mins | Sep 4, 2020
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Traditional methods that kept temperatures down are being re-learnt amid intensifying heatwaves. Air conditioners have become the go-to solution to keep places cool amid high temperatures, but as Layli Foroudi comments, they're also an ecological disaster. In the Financial Times, she explores how architecture can offer an alternative solution at the very root of the issue: the building of structures.
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