Appropriate technology (AT) is technology that is designed with special consideration to the context of its use - including environmental, ethical, cultural, social, political, and economical aspects of the community it is intended for.   http://www.appropedia.org

Appropriate technology (AT) is technology that is designed with special consideration to the context of its use - including environmental, ethical, cultural, social, political, and economical aspects of the community it is intended for. http://www.appropedia.org

Building a self-reliant community requires decisions on what types of technology to use. Some technologies require energy or specialized knowledge that can be easily...

What is Appropriate Technology for Self-Reliance?

Building a self-reliant community requires decisions on what types of technology to use. Some technologies require energy or specialized knowledge that can be easily...

소외된 이들을 위한 착한 기술, 뭐가 있을까? [인포그래픽] #Appropriate Technology / #Infographic ⓒ 비주얼다이브 무단 복사·전재·재배포 금지

소외된 이들을 위한 착한 기술, 뭐가 있을까? [인포그래픽] #Appropriate Technology / #Infographic ⓒ 비주얼다이브 무단 복사·전재·재배포 금지

10 Cases of Appropriate Technology - Listverse

10 Cases of Appropriate Technology - Listverse

cool pic of a rocket stove.  Link does NOT take you to a how to, unfortunately

cool pic of a rocket stove. Link does NOT take you to a how to, unfortunately

What is Appropriate Technology for Self-Reliance?

What is Appropriate Technology for Self-Reliance?

Building a self-reliant community requires decisions on what types of technology to use. Some technologies require energy or specialized knowledge that can

In the summer of 2011, students studied appropriate technology and Spanish while working with community members of La Yuca to build a schoolroom from plastic bottles and concrete, lit with solar and homemade wind power from bike parts and newspaper press waste, that catches its own rainwater for cleaning and drinking.

In the summer of 2011, students studied appropriate technology and Spanish while working with community members of La Yuca to build a schoolroom from plastic bottles and concrete, lit with solar and homemade wind power from bike parts and newspaper press waste, that catches its own rainwater for cleaning and drinking.

Pot in pot refrigerator    In 2001, Nigerian Mohammed Bah Abba won the 2001 Rolex Awards for Enterprise with his invention of a simple cooling system to preserve food in rural areas with no electricity. His solution was a Pot-in-Pot refrigerator, which relies on the concept of evaporative cooling. The system works by putting a smaller clay pot inside a larger one, separating the two by constantly moist sand. Evaporation causes a cooling effect in the inner pot.

Pot in pot refrigerator In 2001, Nigerian Mohammed Bah Abba won the 2001 Rolex Awards for Enterprise with his invention of a simple cooling system to preserve food in rural areas with no electricity. His solution was a Pot-in-Pot refrigerator, which relies on the concept of evaporative cooling. The system works by putting a smaller clay pot inside a larger one, separating the two by constantly moist sand. Evaporation causes a cooling effect in the inner pot.

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