The Netherlands Pavilion for the World Expo 2020 in Dubai has opened its doorways on the first of October. Any further and onwards for six months, friends from all world wide can go to the distinctive set up within the Sustainability District. Photo voltaic designer Marjan van Aubel Studio created the pavilion’s vibrant solar-paneled roof whose skylights are manufactured from clear natural photovoltaic cells (OPV) from ASCA.
The pavilion, designed by V8 Architects, is a short lived round local weather system that types a symbiotic relationship between water, vitality, and meals options. When coming into, the skylights immerse guests in rays of colored mild that replicate, refract, and dance contained in the pavilion. Marjan van Aubel Studio created the clear skylights specifically for the set up. “With ASCA® options, any design is feasible. The graphic design of the photo voltaic cells with a colored Moiré impact exhibits that they don’t solely produce vitality, but in addition is usually a type of artwork,” says photo voltaic designer Marjan van Aubel. The distinctive ASCA® photo voltaic panels provide the pavilion with solar energy produced by carbon-based natural photo voltaic cells; they, in flip, create a local weather for rising meals merchandise.
In mid-September the Netherlands Pavilion – along with Expomobilia, V8 Architects, Dutch Dubai and plenty of extra – was honored with the “Sustainable Building Mission of the Yr” award for its distinctive sustainability idea and constructing strategy.
Light-weight OPV options
ASCA manufactured the OPV by making use of the very skinny layers to effective PET foils utilizing a particular printing course of. Because the ASCA® options are light-weight and simply transportable, the panels could be taken aside and be reassembled. They may go to a brand new vacation spot after the Expo ends.
Marjan van Aubel Studio, in partnership with ASCA, is producing a video at Expo 2020 Dubai. A teaser of the movie could be discovered on the following hyperlink: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHWNAyH7qK4
ASCA designs and develops clever, tailored, versatile and low-carbon photo voltaic vitality options on an industrial scale for its worldwide companions. Its workforce of specialists of fifty individuals is unfold over France and Germany. ASCA is an organization of ARMOR Group. ARMOR specializes within the industrial formulation of inks and the coating of skinny layers onto skinny movies. The Group is the worldwide market chief within the design and manufacture of thermal switch ribbons for printing variable traceability information on labels and versatile packaging. With a global presence, ARMOR has almost 2,000 staff in some 20 completely different nations. In 2020 it posted annual income of €274m. www.asca.com
About Marjan van Aubel Studio
Marjan van Aubel is a Dutch award-winning photo voltaic designer who seamlessly integrates solar energy into our environ-ments equivalent to in buildings and objects. Van Aubel’s most notable works are ‘Present Desk ‘and ‘Energy Plant’; she additionally lately launched her first photo voltaic design product, ‘Sunne’ – a photo voltaic mild that mimics the solar. Her work is a part of perma-nent collections of museums equivalent to MoMA New York, the V&A London and Boijmans van Beuningen within the Nether-lands, to call however a number of. She has collaborated with world manufacturers equivalent to Cos, Timberland and Swarovski with the intention of accelerating world vitality transition to photo voltaic.