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A Dutch designer debuts the ‘Smog Free Tower’ in Beijing, capable of filtering a football stadium of air per day

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ith backing from China's Ministry of Environmental Protection, Daan Roosegaarde's pagoda-evoking tower, made in collaboration with Delft Technology University and European Nano Solutions, is going on a tour around China. "The goal is not only to offer a local, tangible solution to create clean parks, but also setting a new sense of beauty — a clean future — through the sensory experience of clean air," he said.
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Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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