If the 19th century was the age of coal and the 20th of oil, the 21st will be the age of the sun.
Solar energy is set to play an ever-increasing role in generating the form and affecting the appearance and construction, of buildings. The principal reason for this is that the photovoltaic (PV) system which produces electricity directly from solar radiation are becoming more widespread as their advantages become apparent and as costs fall. PVs are advanced materials technology that will help us design buildings that are environmentally responsible, responsive and exciting.
The Benefits of Solar Energy