Gallery: Water Droplet Resort Will Convert Air into Purified Water


Architecturally and thematically designed in the shape of a drop of water, the Water Building Resort intends to become the first building ever to convert air into water with the help of solar power. What sounds like magic will be achieved with the following combination of nature and technology: A sunny, southerly facing facade made of photovoltaic glass will harness solar energy, allowing light to pass through. The northern facade features a latticed design for ventilation as well as unprecedented Teex Micron equipment that will convert humid air and condensation into pure drinking water.

Designed for construction in warm and humid coasts, the Water Building Resort, a resort complex, will also house a water treatment facility in the bottom floor, for purifying salty sea and rain water, along with a center of technological investigation to control and certify water quality. Restaurants, gyms, exhibition halls, hotel and conference rooms, and spa services will fill the upper floors – all based on the theme of water, the environment and renewable energy. An underwater aquarium will sit at the base of the Water Building Resort, rounding out the water conscious theme and practices.

+ Orlando de Urrutia


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  1. lazyreader February 11, 2011 at 7:43 am

    Yes, but it’s magic water autographed by Adam Sandler.

  2. chrisp68 June 11, 2009 at 7:25 pm

    Sounds like a solar powered air conditioner to me. I guarantee they will still sell bottled water for $3 a pop in the gift shop!

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