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2003
The Royal Society makes Philip Davies a Industrial Fellow. Dr. Philip Davies, Principal Engineer at Seawater Greenhouse was today awarded a two year Industrial Fellowship at the Royal Society.

2003
Food for thought and a glass of water. Tim Harper, the founder of CMP Clentifica, writes: “I recently met a man who builds greenhouses in the desert. Not normal greenhouses though - they don't just grow tomatoes. These ones also use solar energy and mundane materials such as polythene and cardboard to extract pure water from seawater.”

2003
A Seawater Greenhouse project has been funded by the His Majesty’s Research fund at the College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences, Sultan Qaboos Unviersity, Oman.

 

2002
NewScientist has a multi page article on the Seawater Greenhouse. “Growing vegetables in the desert is a cinch with the help of a giant solar still that turns water from the sea into fresh water and cool air. Fred Pearce steps inside the seawater greenhouse” 

2001
The Seawater Greenhouse wins award from Galvanizer association. “A special environmental award was made for the Seawater Greenhouse, which [distils] seawater for use [in agriculture] in arid climates.”

2001
Mathworks on the Seawater Greenhouse...

1999
London Design Museum awards the Seawater Greenhouse. London's Design Museum presented its first Design Sense Award to Charlie Paton of Light Works, Ltd. Paton received a £40,000 prize for his work on the Seawater Greenhouse. The judges felt the Seawater Greenhouse building offered great potential to other arid areas in the world facing problems of fresh water and food supply.