A solar-powered egg-shaped urban home by Dai Haifei -a 24-year-old architect from Beijing China. His off-the-grid, urban-nomadic home relies on solar power for energy. Architects Living, Sidewalks Eggs, Apartment Therapy, Eggshap Houses, Solar Power, Eggs Houses, Rad Architecture, Dai Haifei, Inspiration Galleries
a nightlight that teaches kids about solar power. a detachable pvc panel can be taken out of the house and placed in sunlight to be charged.
Here comes the sun (and wind): IKEA solar lighting for 2012 | MNN - Mother Nature Network
To fully understand the energy issue, we have to understand how America gets its energy, and how it uses it. When you see the full picture, the problems (we waste a lot of energy) and the potential solutions (we have just barely cracked into renewable energy) become more clear. Here from solar to coal, is how much of our energy comes from each potential source, and where those sources go.
Solar Tree « Golden Jubilee || A unique lighting concept that combines avante-garde design with renewable energy technology. A solar tree is an aesthetic means of producing solar energy. It uses multiple solar panels which form the shape of a tree by assistance of poles. This is a project that would symbolise the inherent atmosphere of art, culture and science on campus. This project would be taken by the GE3 as a part of the Golden Jubilee of the Students’ Gymkhana.
An annual report whose content is only revealed under sunlight has won Best in Show at the One Show Design awards in New York. The annual report was created by Munich-based agency Serviceplan for solar energy supplier Austria Solar. The pages were printed in light sensitive ink so that the content becomes visible under sunlight.
Designer Michele Puzzolante introduced us her latest concept: a Solar Flaoting Resort that would be entirely self-powering thanks to the dye-sensitized solar cells which would be integrated into the vessel’s walls. Convinced that solar energy is the solution to global warming and environment issues. I would so love to go there!
A scientist at MIT has perfected a low-cost artificial leaf-like device, that like a real leaf, mimics the process of photosynthesis.