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GREEN PANEL / Building Bio-façade


My invention converts solar energy to create a sustainable environment through photosynthesis. GREEN PANEL can be used as building facades by acting as thermal insulators, solar power generators, and light-to-biomass convertors while absorbing CO2 from the atmosphere, which is, therefore, an innovative way of solving multiple sustainable issues. This design applies blue-green algae practices within the Luminescent Solar Concentrator converting sunlight into specific wavelengths which are then guided by total internal reflection to a PV device for clean electricity generation and biomass production.


Design Thinking Lab

Design Thinking Lab
Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China

King Man Chan,
Design Thinking Lab, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University