Based on ancient Arab wind screens, these modern versions made from sustainably harvested palm wood allow for a controlled flow of air throughout the city.
Based in Philadelphia, Mary Mazzoni is the senior editor of TriplePundit. She is also a freelance journalist with a passion for storytelling and sustainability. Her work has appeared in the Philadelphia Daily News, Earth911, the Huffington Post, Sustainable Brands and the Daily Meal.
Mary is a lifelong vegetarian with an interest in climate resilience, clean tech and social justice. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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