WindEEE Dome

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The Wind Engineering, Energy and Environment (WindEEE) Dome is a hexagonal-shaped vertical wind tunnel proposed for the University of Western Ontario. It is designed to simulate localized, high-intensity wind patterns such as downbursts and tornadoes that have never been studied before.

Building Features[edit]

The hexagonal wind tunnel has 106 fans to simulate a tornado. The force created is so weak that a person can simply stand inside but still feel the effects of the wind.

In the Media[edit]

The facility appeared in Wild Weather with Richard Hammond where Richard Hammond tried to track the speed of a tornado near the ground.


Coordinates: 42°57′19.77″N 81°7′30.37″W / 42.9554917°N 81.1251028°W / 42.9554917; -81.1251028