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HIVE Cooling station / Cooling System

HIVE Cooling station
HIVE Cooling station

Hive is a cooling system which uses water evaporation. It brings back an ancient cooling system for everyday use. Fresco paintings from ancient Egypt depict slaves waving fans over containers of water. Evaporation takes place and cooling occurs.
Inside, the product is made of a reservoir connected to a drip chamber. A mesh fabric catches the drops. A regulated amount of water expands on this knitted surface. The earthen cover contains many pores letting the water exit through these small holes and evaporate. A wind turbine at the top of the power plant improves cooling efficiency. Fill it and wash it with you dishwasher !

University

L'Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique

L'Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique
Nantes cedex 3, France

Design

Inès Le Bihan

Inès Le Bihan
Nantes cedex 3, France