Gallery: The Khan Shatyr: World’s Largest Tent Opens in Kazakhstan

 

In the summer, the exterior offers some solar shading, while cool air is directed along the floor and hot air escapes up and out of vents at the top.

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  1. seamusdubh July 7, 2010 at 10:17 pm

    I’m curious if something like this could be used for a portable if not permanent Solar Updraft Tower installation.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_updraft_tower

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