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Fog Catcher Tower

Fog Catcher Tower

PrizeHonorable Mention in Architectural Design / Mixed Use Architecture
University/SchoolNational Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Lead ArchitectYun-Han Wang

Concept of Fog Catcher Tower bases on netting façade applied on side of building facade for transforming fog to water to supply recycle and irrigation system of vertical agriculture. Traditional Morocco architecture had been referenced and extended in the vertical arrangement with various open space for ventilation. And material helps to defense critical desert environment. Rotation of building helps fog capturing in various directions through different time of year. It likes vertical oasis within desert, transforming typical collective dwellings into a self-sufficient community.