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Michael Jantzen’s Solar Science Center is Powered by Towering Photovoltaic Antenna
Posted By Helen Morgan On June 25, 2012 @ 2:32 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Renewable Energy,Solar Power | No Comments
The center is also designed to incorporate passive solar heating and cooling and collect rainwater  through its roof. The central spire feature an observation deck, and it’s ringed by a green roof featuring trees and circular benches for visitors to take a rest in the shade. A large LED  screen would also be located near the top of the structure for media exhibits dealing with solar science, helping to appeal to visitors to spread interesting information about the sun.
Images courtesy of Michael Jantzen
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