Yuka Yoneda

Parasol Modular: Artful Canopies That Shade Your Car From the Sun While Collecting Solar Energy

by , 07/13/11

parasol modular, green transportation, solar carport, solar power, green energy, renewable energy, green design, eco design, sustainable design, solar powered canopy

The parasol, which dates back to ancient Egypt, was first used as protection against the scorching heat of the sun; its name comes from “para” meaning to stop or shield and “sol” meaning sun. Parasol Modular is a collection of artful structures that integrate colorful photovoltaic glass into a modular building system. This alternative to stagnant carports allows owners to enjoy the beauty of filtered sunlight as well as gain the benefits of harnessing the sun’s energy.

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