Yazd – Adaptation lessons from a desert city

Yazd is a great example of urban development adapted in all aspects over a long period of time to drought, when the resources are properly managed and the city properly planned. The air cooling systems, impressive green architecture and water systems have been carefully designed since ancient times. The water consumption continued to rise as more water consuming services and industries were developed in Yazd. In same time, the water availability was decreasing, from reasons related to climate change or human-induced environmental threats and weaknesses. … More Yazd – Adaptation lessons from a desert city