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Salt consists of one of the strongest and safest natural elements with disinfection property, was concluded as an advantage for designing a restaurant with green concept, for Emtiaz Designing Group. Through diffusing Cl2 and O2 ions, Natural salt refines the surrounding air so it can filter the urban polluted air.
Due to the location of natural salt mines and the Salt Lake used for salt extraction, near the project site in Shiraz, Iran, Emtiaz decided to build the restaurant with the use of powder, rock, and compact layers of salt.
The project design started with conducting studies on appropriate type of local salt and its combination with natural gums and following that, the design of the walls, roof, and stairs was performed in order to represent a modern view of salt caves.