Gallery: IAAC’s Stunning Solar-Powered Endesa Pavilion Soaks Up the Sun...

Looking out over Barcelona's sunny seafront, the Endesa Pavilion Solar House 2.0, is an unusual structure composed of sharply-angled, layered roof lines topped with solar panels. Installed last year in the port area of Villa Olympica, the building's modular facade creatively maximizes solar absorption. Designed by the Insititute of Advanced Architecture for Catalonia (Iaac) with the support of energy company Endesa, the structure also uses "solar bricks," which not only insulate the interior from solar radiation, but also include technology to collect and store information about the building's energy usage.

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  1. boikjo May 2, 2014 at 12:28 am

    I’m very excited to hear good information about green design….

  2. Phil Richardson November 18, 2012 at 1:44 am

    i would like to se more of the inside of this house

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