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LIFE-ROOF / Roof that captures water from the air


Capturing water is very important for humans. People living in some arid and poor areas are extremely lacking in water resources, not even drinking water.

LIFE-ROOF deploys the new aluminum-based metal-organic framework MOF in the roof mezzanine. MOF can absorb water molecules in the air at night, and it is heated by solar energy during the day to release water molecules into the water collection pipe, thereby obtaining clean drinking water.

LIFE-roof can solve necessary water shortages in arid regions


Southwest Petroleum University

Southwest Petroleum University
Chengdu, China

Yuntian Zhang,
Southwest Petroleum University