Terracooler
Cooling larder

 

  

Speculative prototype
2000

JvStedingk and Halvor Thorsen
 

 

This prototype was made in terracotta. Water is added to the herbal garden on top, infiltrates the walls of the larder, from where it evaporates creating a cooling differential. Temperatures around 16ºC were achieved in a well ventilated room at 22ºC.