Rosetta - Responsive Solar Pavillion

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Unlike conventional opaque solar panels. Project "Rosetta" uses transparent solar panels made of a polymer with silver nanowires. A hurdle in the adoption of this technology is the transparency, which often casts unwanted shadows and patterns. We harnessed this aspect to create a pavilion that rotates in response to sunlight and studied the shadows under a heliodon.

Designers: Sowmiya Selvakumaraswamy, Shimroth John Thomas, and Joseph Oliver Yap

Tutor: Yalda Sourani, PhD

 

Made as part of the Master of Design Innovation and Technology program under the School of Design of RMIT University.