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  • One kind of windcatcher (also called wind “chimney”) is built onto the roof.

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  • The spire above me hooted with every gust from north-of-west, and when the winds shifted, another spire would answer in its own distinctive voice, for each clan tower had a windcatcher that sounded only when the wind came from the direction ruled by its god.

    Wildfire

  • The gilded spire of the windcatcher rose above me, carved to look like a pair of wings cupped together.

    Wildfire

  • The spire above me hooted with every gust from north-of-west, and when the winds shifted, another spire would answer in its own distinctive voice, for each clan tower had a windcatcher that sounded only when the wind came from the direction ruled by its god.

    Wildfire

  • Some houses even had a tower or turret to act as a windcatcher or heat exhaust vent.

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  • The spire above me hooted with every gust from north-of-west, and when the winds shifted, another spire would answer in its own distinctive voice, for each clan tower had a windcatcher that sounded only when the wind came from the direction ruled by its god.

    Wildfire

  • The gilded spire of the windcatcher rose above me, carved to look like a pair of wings cupped together.

    Wildfire

  • The gilded spire of the windcatcher rose above me, carved to look like a pair of wings cupped together.

    Wildfire

  • Fig 3/115 Multi-directional roof windcatcher (- tower); plan, section and perspective view

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  • Depending to the region, they have a variety of forms, details and ways of functioning, and are known in the Middle East as “malqaf” and/or “badgir” [122, 149, 155] a) Roof windcatcher

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