Gallery: Mist Tree Tower Harvests Water from Fog in Chile’s Atacama Des...

The Atacama Desert is in an unusual position: it is right next to the pacific ocean, but it also happens to be one of the driest places on earth. Despite its proximity to water, the area is constantly parched and its people are always at risk of drought. To
 
The Atacama Desert is in an unusual position: it is right next to the pacific ocean, but it also happens to be one of the driest places on earth. Despite its proximity to water, the area is constantly parched and its people are always at risk of drought. To address this, Yeonkyu Park, Kwon Han, Hyeyeon Kwon, and Hojeong Lim put their heads together to create the Mist Tree, a skyscraper built into the Andes Mountains that is able to harvest water from fog moving through the Chilean air.

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