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Windward in Yazd
Yazd is one of the oldest cities in Iran and a good example of desert cities. It is called city of the wind catchers. Some historians believe it was built by Sassani Yazdgerd the first and the name gotten from this which means sacred and admirable.
However, Yazd is a historical city in Iran and it is also known as the city of windward. In Iran, however, windward is more common in Yazd. However, there are different windward on the roofs of the houses as you enter the city. These old coolers could make the hot weather into cold.
Examples of Windward in Yazd
The most prominent windward is windward of Dowlat Abad Garden that is also the highest one existing in the world. It dates back to Zand and Qajar eras. Shape of this windward is octagonal and it makes wind circulate in the lower parts very fast and make the atmosphere of the house cold.
Interestingly, for making the atmosphere cold, wind should hit the surface of water. History of windward is unspecified, however construction of natural air conditioners like these towers show the masterful Iranian art.
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