Cloud-like pods cool down building rooftops in summer

Cloud Observatory by Carolina Gonzalez Vives

Hot summer days bring extreme discomfort and other heat-related problems. This means you cannot sit outside in your balcony, patio or rooftop to enjoy nature’s beauty, over a cup of coffee. But among wide stretch of buildings, there is one rooftop in Madrid that boasts a series of inflated cloud-like circular pods that are designed to combat summer heat to a great extent.

Cloud Observatory by Carolina Gonzalez Vives

The unique project called Cloud Observatory by Carolina Gonzalez Vives has been created to cool down building rooftops via evaporation. As these balloon-shaped pods work on evaporation mechanism, the cost of cooling down an entire building is extremely less than air conditioning. So, you don’t need grid system to power air conditioners for reducing the summer temperature.
Besides being a sustainable, off-grid cooling system, the Cloud Observatory also features fluffy cloudy-like interior along with mirrors to let you enjoy views of surroundings, while witnessing immensity of the sky.Each spherical pod can float in mid-air due to airdensity, making you feel as if you’re sailing on clouds.

Cloud Observatory by Carolina Gonzalez Vives

These units even act as space divider, so you can get a complete private space without any disturbance. Moreover, top surface of these units provides shade to the guests, preventing them from harsh sunrays.
You can add minimal furnishing and indoor plantation to turn these unique transparent cabinets into a cozy space for relaxing. Whether you like daytime sky-viewing or gazing stars at night, either way these innovative pods will offer you adventurous summer experience, like never before.

Via: Archdaily

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