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CITY EYE / Solar brick lighter

CITY EYE

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

CITY EYE is the world's first power-generating cascading-type glass solar brick. It’s using a glass micro-structure light-guiding system and absorbing sunlight through strips of silicon solar cells on the side of glass brick. After solar energy is converted to electricity, it generates light through a transparent LED light-transmitting glass plate. Its light absorption efficiency reaches 72%, and its luminosity efficiency 80%. It will draw the most media attention of eco building materials. It provides not only brightness at night but, in combination with existing glass bricks and selection of various modules, also an enriched variety to walls.

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Industrial Technology Research Institute

Industrial Technology Research Institute
Hsinchu, Taiwan

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Design

Two+Group

Two+Group
New Taipei City, Taiwan

Cheng Hung

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Design

Industrial Technology Research Institute

Industrial Technology Research Institute
Hsinchu, Taiwan

Hui-Hsiung Lin, Luan-Ying Chen, Tsung-Hsin Lin, Ren-Huo Tsai, Chia-Jen Ting

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