thibault faverie lowers temperature through bio air cold pot
thibault faverie lowers temperature through bio air cold pot thibault faverie lowers temperature through bio air cold pot
feb 03, 2014
thibault faverie lowers temperature through bio air cold pot

thibault faverie lowers temperature through bio air cold pot
all images courtesy of thibault faverie





the ‘cold pot’ by zurich-based designer thibault faverie lowers surrounding air temperature through the process of evaporation. based on a natural system of ‘bio air-conditioning’, the porous terracotta material acts as a heat exchange; it absorbs water from the inside and sends it to the outer surface. on contact with air, the water evaporates as it changes from a liquid state to gaseous one. this results in the cooling of the object and also the inner aluminum pipe, where air circulates. the sustainable device is low maintenance and requires just two liters of water.



top view without the cover showing the inside air cooling mechanism


the ‘cold pot’ is made from terracotta


research and drawings


the ‘cold pot’ disassembled


airflow is cooled through the vessel following a natural process


technical drawing showing how the unit is put together


working on the prototype



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