It’s Not Rocket Science #3: Yakhchal

By 400BC, Persians had developed a system for making ice in winter and storing it¬†throughout the summer and in a hot desert climate, in¬†buildings they called yakhchal. Most of what you’ll find written about yakhchal on the internet seems to come from wikipedia. Most diagrams come from one academic paper but images are from several … Continue reading It’s Not Rocket Science #3: Yakhchal