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A windcatcher (Persian: بادگیر‎ bâdgir: bâd "wind" + gir "catcher", Arabic: ملقف ‎malqaf or بارجيل barjeel in Eastern Arabia) is a traditional Persian architectural element to create natural ventilation in buildings. Windcatchers come in various designs: uni-directional, bi-directional, and multi-directional. Windcatchers remain present in many countries and can be found in traditional Persian-influenced architecture throughout the Middle East, including in Pakistan andAfghanistan.wikipedia

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Stefantonio on June 23, 2012

It is very interesting and very fine, I like it!

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Reza Dehghanizadeh
Mehriz, Yazd, Iran

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