Future of Fashion: Pt 8

Solar textiles

If architect Sheila Kennedy gets her way, textiles will soon be able to take the sun’s energy and turn it into electricity. Kennedy is an expert in the integration of solar cell technology in architecture. And, her team from KVA Matx has designed the Soft House, a structure that can create close to 16,000 watt-hours of electricity by transforming household curtains into flexible, semi-transparent, solar collectors.

Read more: Solar Harvesting Textiles Energize ‘Soft House’ solar textiles, kva matx, soft house by kva matx, soft house, soft house by sheila kennedy, sheila kennedy, kva matx, solar textile house, electricity generating textiles, solar powered house – Gallery Page 0 – Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Read more about solar textiles here http://www.futuremorph.org/my-future-finder/fashion-textiles/solar-textiles/

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And here! http://www.ecouterre.com/diffus-chic-solar-power-bag-flaunts-its-photovoltaic-panels-instead-of-hiding-them/

 

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