Gallery: Cité du Design: Solar Powered International Design Center Unve...

Saint-Etienne, France, Cite du Design, International Design Center, LIN, lattice structure, solar panels, photovoltaic cells, energy efficient design, heat recovery

Situated in an defunct arms manufacturing facility in Saint-Etienne, the recently unveiled Cité du Design is a stunning international center for design. Designed by LIN, the project completely renovated the historic complex and integrated a new facility made out of triangular scaffolding. Powered by solar energy and supplemented by an efficient heating system, the energy efficient Cité du Design is a world class design center that lives up to its name.

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