The Engineering Club: Charlie Paton, The Seawater Greenhouse

26
Sep
2007
 
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XX
AM

Seawater Greenhouse inventor Charlie Paton will be opening the forthcoming Autumn season of the Engineering Club at The Building Centre.

The Seawater Greenhouse is a unique concept which combines natural processes, simple construction techniques and mathematical computer modelling to provide a low-cost solution to one of the world's greatest needs – fresh water. The Seawater Greenhouse is a new development that offers sustainable solution to the problem of providing water for agriculture in arid, coastal regions. The process uses seawater to cool and humidify the air that ventilates the greenhouse and sunlight to distil fresh water from seawater. This enables the year round cultivation of high value crops that would otherwise be difficult or impossible to grow in hot, arid regions.

Admission is free of charge and includes a drinks reception following the talk.

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The Engineering Club is generously supported by Adams Kara Taylor, Arup, Atelier 10, Conisbee, Elliott Wood, Expedition, Jane Wernick Associates, Max Fordham, Michael Hadi Associates, Price & Myers, Techniker and whitbybird.