Renewable energy buildings at

I recently discovered a cool site that highlights solar and wind energy using buildings called “”: Just looking through their archives I’ve found a lot of fascinating buildings and building technologies. For example, the above building is Sanyo’s “Solar Ark”:, a 315 meter long building incorporating 5,046 individual solar panels in central Japan. There’s also a “solar skyscraper”: in Manchester that’s worth looking at if you’re interested in that sort of thing.

If you happen to be building yourself, you might also want to look at these “solar tiles”: or this “domestic turbine”: