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Iranian city uses ancient techniques to defy summer heat

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Tall, chimney-like towers rise from the centuries-old buildings in Iran's ancient city of Yazd, drawing in a pleasant breeze for residents of one of the world’s hottest cities. The wind catchers, called bagdirs in Persian, are among the engineering marvels inhabitants of central Iran have developed over centuries to stay cool in scorching temperatures.

Added on the 21/07/2023 11:35:41 - Copyright : AFP EN

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