Yakhchal
Yakhchāl (Persian: یخچال‎ ice pit; yakh meaning ice and chāl meaning pit) is an ancient type of evaporative cooler. Above ground, the structure had a domed shape, but had a subterranean storage space; it was often used to store ice, but sometimes was used to store food as well. The subterranean space coupled with the thick heat-resistant construction material insulated the storage space year round. These structures were mainly built and used in Persia. Many that were built hundreds of years ago remain standing.

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Yakhchal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yakhchāl (Persian: یخچال‎ "ice pit"; yakh meaning "ice" and chāl meaning "pit") is an ancient type of evaporative cooler. Above ground, the structure had a domed ...
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Yakhchal: Ancient Refrigerators - Earth Architecture
Yakhchal in Yazd Province By 400 BC, Persian engineers had mastered the technique of storing ice in the middle of summer in the desert. The ice was brought ...
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It's Not Rocket Science #3: Yakhchal | misfits'architecture
Feb 22, 2013 ... Most of what you'll find written about Yakhchal on the internet seems to come from wikipedia. Most diagrams come from one academic paper ...
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Yakhchal - Ancient Cold Storage Facility - AweSci | Science Everyday
Yakhchal – An Ancient Cold Storage Marvel. November 17, 2013 Anupum Pant 2 Comments. By Anupum Pant · Visit blogadda.com to discover Indian blogs
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Yakhchal; Climate Responsive Persian Traditional Architecture ...
Yakhchal; Climate Responsive Persian Traditional Architecture Armin Mehdipour and Ali Namazian 1 1 Faculty of Architecture and urban planning, Shahid ...
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Yakhchal: Ancient Refrigerators - Natural Building Blog
The ice was brought in during the winters from nearby mountains in bulk amounts , and stored in a Yakhchal, or ice-pit. These ancient refrigerators were used ...
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I am a Yakhchal - The Cupola: Scholarship at Gettysburg College
Spring 2013. I am a Yakhchal. Scott M. Shafer '14, Gettysburg College. Follow this and additional works at: http://cupola.gettysburg.edu/student_scholarship.
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Inside a Yakhchal, an ancient refrigerator allowing the storage of ice ...
Inside a Yakhchal, an ancient refrigerator allowing the storage of ice in the desert in summer, near Yazd, Iran. Petals A lady wearing a chador entering the ...
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yakhchal - SlideShare
Oct 30, 2012 ... Transcript. 1. PERSIA The architecture of Iran (Persia) has a continuous history from at least 5000 BC to the present, with characteristic ...
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Arbakuh Yakhchal (ice house) in the desert panorama in Iran ...
Apr 17, 2015 ... Arbakuh Yakhchal (ice house) in the desert ... but more commonly they had a wall made along an east-west direction close to the Yakhchal.
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Keywords: Yakhchal, Traditional refrigerator, Ice, Food storing, Scarcity 1. .... Analysis of the Iranian Traditional Buildings, 1998, Tehran University Publications.
Yakhchal: Ancient Refrigerators - Earth Architecture
Sep 4, 2009 ... The Yakhchal have thick mud brick walls that are up to two meters thick at ... Professor of Architecture at The University of California, Berkeley.
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Jun 20, 2014 ... ... of the Society of South Asian Archaeology Zahedan, Iran 15-17April 2012 Archaeological Sciences Research Centre (ASRC) University of…
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Yakhchal Residential Block. ۲۵ آذر , ۱۳۹۲ ... Type: Bolts & Nuts. Structure Weight: 270 Ton. Floor Quantity: 7. Address: Yakhchal Street, Shariati Street, Tehran ...
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A typical Yakhchal consists of three main components: an ice-making pool ..... usage: higher education facility, university; Building type: educational, educational.
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Islamic Azad University Pharmaceutical Sciences Branch (IAUPS) No 99, Yakhchal,Gholhak,Shariati Tehran 16. Iran, Islamic Rep. President: Prof. Sayed Medhi ...
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Sep 20, 2012 ... An ice-house (or a Yakh-chal in Persian literally meaning “ice pit”, Yakh ... Keywords: Ice Repository; Yakhchal; ... Beheshti University, IRAN.
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A. Student, Faculty of Architecture, Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch, ... of Iran, The Yakhchal in depths of land for conservation and preservation of.
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Yakhchal
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Yakhch l (Persian: "ice pit"; yakh "ice" + ch l "pit") is an ancient type of refrigerator. The word also means "glacier" in Persian.
Yakhchal
Lambert M. Surhone, Miriam T. Timpledon, Susan F. Marseken, 2010
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A yakh-ch?l (meaning ice pit) (Persian Language:?????) is an ancient type of refrigerator.
The Oxford Conference: A Re-evaluation of Education in ...
Susan Roaf, Andrew Bairstow, 2008
We can't find any Yakh-Chal in the hot-humid climate, because the very hot temperatures of that region do not let water freeze. We can find them only in hot- dry and cold-dry climates, which have been adapted to regional climates.
Re-imaging the City: A New Conceptualisation of the Urban ...
Somaiyeh Falahat, 2013
Furthermore, constructions such as the Yakhchal and Abanbar, which were built exclusively to stock water, had to have direct access to water courses. This can be proved by considering the existence of urban buildings along the Madi-s ...
Afghanistan weighs heavy on my heart: the reminiscences of ...
Mark Buser, 1992
The Saint The village was called Yakhchal. It had been burned down a few times. The first time it was burnt by the mujaheddins. Yakhchal licked its wounds. The people plastered their houses and patched the holes like worker ants. They got ...
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Yakhchal
Yakhchal: Ancient Refrigerators - Earth Architecture
www.eartharchitecture.org/index.php?/archives/1045-Yakhchal-Ancient-Refrigerators.html
It’s Not Rocket Science #3: Yakhchal | misfits'architecture
By 400BC, Persians had developed a system for making ice in winter and storing it throughout the summer and in a hot desert climate, in buildings they called Yakhchal. Most of what you'll find written about Yakhchal on the internet seems to come from wikipedia. Most diagrams come from one academic paper but images are from several…
misfitsarchitecture.com/2013/02/22/its-not-rocket-science-2-yakhchal/
360Cities – Panoramic Photography Blog » Blog Archive » Iran: Abarkuh-Yazd Yakhchal (ice house)
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Yakhchal: Ancient Refrigerators
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Quirky Blog | Ancient Inventions: Refrigeration in the Desert
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ANTI-MULLAH: YAKHCHAL PERSIAN یخچال = ICE PIT = OUR FUTURE UNDER OBAMA?
Without electricity, people around DC and in the heat wave region have useless refrigerators, spoiled food, no ice etc. Any individual with spare land (like farmers) or cities with funds (increasingly scarce these days) should start a new civic business of building units similar to these thousand year old coolers for emergencies. Perhaps using some newer materials instead of the special mud as partly described below. Remember that easy enough to deploy EMP (electro-magnetic pulse) weapons (Iran HAS THE CAPABILITY), which attack electronic items and computers, without killing an individual human or animal, thus wiping out electricity grids which are electronically balanced and controlled, most of our ability to survive - as virtually everything we do or use at home for comfort and survival to banking, to cars, trains, ships, traffic lights etc., etc., etc. These Yakhchal under EMP crisis would only serve local populations as transportation would also revert to horse and buggy.Yakhchal in Yazd, IranYakhchal near Kerman, Iran Yakhchāl (Persian: یخچال‎ ice pit; yakh meaning ice and chāl meaning pit) is an ancient type of evaporative cooler. Above ground, the structure had a domed shape, but had a subterranean storage space; it was often used to store ice, but sometimes was used to store food as well.
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Iran: Abarkuh-Yazd Yakhchal (ice house) | World Panoramic Photography Stock Photo Blog
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