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Toward the light II (Windcatchers, Kashan, Iran)

Dedicated to Jeela

 

PS. A windcatcher (Badgir; بادگیر) is a traditional Persian architectural device used for many centuries to create natural ventilation in buildings. It is not known who first invented the windcatcher, but it still can be seen in many countries today. Windcatchers come in various designs, such as the uni-directional, bi-directional, and multi-directional.

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Taken on March 31, 2007