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Beijing Considers ‘Wind Tunnels’ Design for the City to Combat Smog

Matt Ball on July 4, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Environment

Beijing’s urban planning authorities are for the first time seriously considering creating “wind pathways” in the capital in the future to combat severe air pollution.

The concept entails designing sections of the city in a way that allows wind to flow more freely, in the belief is that this will help disperse air pollutants.

Although the idea has been around for some time, the proposal was brought up in the city’s integrated city planning recently, according to the Beijing media.

Read more in South China Morning Post

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