Gallery: Ortner + Ortner Pavilion in Germany is Wrapped in Thin-Film So...

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A pavilion on the campus of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam, Germany provides shelter behind a wall of solar panels. The visually striking design by Austrian architecture firm Ortner + Ortner demonstrates the design power of using photovoltaics as a core visual element. The one-meter by four-meter panels stand straight up 1 meter apart, giving the 35-meter-long space a much larger visual presence and making it a distinctive gathering place on campus.

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