February 27, 2007 § 2 Comments
This time it’s all about the main attraction in Vienna at the Haus der Forschung, a center for scientific research. It’s the work of an architect and an artist who have created a system of mirrors that focus the sunlight to a fiber optic that carries it into the house. It’s pure light, no heat.
I imagine this light getting into my home in the hot summer, while having all my windows closed. It’d be delightful. Many such schemes « Read the rest of this entry »
February 25, 2007 § 6 Comments
This technology is on my interest-list for a few months but I lost track of the subject and forgot about it until now. Trying to find an interesting subject I’ve remmembered about it and started searching the web. Even if the first time I’ve encountered with this sunlight transportation system I’ve only learned a few things, today’s net ride got me much more accustomed with the subject and I am content with the new things I’ve discovered.
Of course I’ll share them here :).
So, most people believe that a room full of daylight can be achieved only where the sun directly lits the space through the windows. Not true. With « Read the rest of this entry »