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

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

9 mins | Sep 4, 2020

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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From Financial Times