Architecture

Farnsworth wall

Farnsworth Wall is an architectural wall module that uses and harvests solar energy for illuminating indoor spaces. This application, using real-time responses to it’s surrounding environment, creates an engaging experience for people on site. The

Farnsworth wall is a modular paneling system built as a Structural Insulated Panel (S.I.P.) in a standard 4’X8′ size.

This module can be cut and applied to virtually any existing or new construction. A layer of solar panels on the exterior harvests and stores radiant energy and an embedded system of low-energy L.E.D. lights on the other side illuminates the interior space.

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Farnswoth project is an ongoing  research with Studio (n-1) at University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture. Sponsered by Shell Environmental Fund.

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