May 152010


SolPix, a prototype for a combined media-wall/solar blind premieres at the Cooper-Hewitt.

SolPix combines two of the biggest trends in facade architecture: Solar shielding and media walls. It functions first as a set of heavy-duty blinds that can shift according to the strength of the sun.

But the blinds themselves have photovoltaics in them, as well as LEDs.

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