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Mushroom AHU / Air handling unit

Mushroom AHU
Mushroom AHU

as the air handling unit (AHU) also been touched by design?
Every once in a while during a stroll you might catch a sight of a white box discharge a spurt of air and you have to pass by inhaling the humid air.
Presently, the designs of air condition systems give utmost importance to the satisfaction of only their customers. In designing air conditioners, the component of being in harmony with its surroundings is not considered.

If there was a mushroom shaped "AHU" spouting from one side of a building in a city full of six-sided solids instead of a square shaped "white box", couldn't this also be considered something "green"?

University

University of Seoul

University of Seoul
Seoul, South Korea

Seong-ryoung Park

Design

Hyunji Jo

Hyunji Jo
Seoul, South Korea

Sungi Kim Haengsuk Lee Junhyuck Choi