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11 12, 2017

The world’s first trial to capture fine dust in public spaces

2017-12-11T15:09:34+00:00 Categories: Projects|Tags: , |

During the next three months, in the center of Eindhoven, a trial is taking place to remove fine dust and soot from the urban air via parking garage ventilation and replace it with clean air released into the city. This will substantially improve the city’s air quality. Never before has there been such scientific research on large-scale urban [...]

24 04, 2017

Clean air at the Philadelphia Flower Show

2017-05-18T08:30:41+00:00 Categories: News|Tags: , |

From the 11th until 19th of March, the 188th edition of the Philadelphia Flower Show took place in the United States. The theme of this year’s flower show in the Pennsylvania Convention Center was: ‘Holland: Flowering the World’. Over 245,000 visitors came to admire the Dutch innovations in the field of greenery and [...]

1 02, 2017

‘Lungs of the City’ receives international attention

2017-02-13T10:19:09+00:00 Categories: Media, Projects|Tags: , , , |

In the autumn of 2016, we launched the project ‘Lungs of the City’: Air purification in car parks to improve the air quality in the adjacent streets. Various Dutch media have written about this extraordinary project. Last week, ‘Lungs of the City’ received international attention. Together with the Technical University of Eindhoven [...]

27 10, 2016

Air purification in parking garages reduces particulate matter by up to half in Eindhoven

2016-12-20T09:27:37+00:00 Categories: Projects|Tags: , , |

Eliminating particulate matter from underground car parks in the city center of Eindhoven can result in local reductions in the concentration of these particles of up to 50%. Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) came to this conclusion on the basis ... [read more]

24 08, 2015

Smog Free Tower: solution or symbolism?

2017-02-09T15:21:34+00:00 Categories: Media, Projects|Tags: , , , , |

Rotterdam – A park is soon to be smog-free thanks to an air purification tower. With this 'Smog Free Tower' Daan Roosegaarde wants to collect fine dust particles and process them into jewelery. A serious solution or just symbolism? The seven-meter-high tower is under construction in Studio Roosegaarde’s backyard in the 'Vierhavengebied' district of Rotterdam. [...]