Shaped Light

This interactive window panel reacts to the sunlight. Depending on the outside light situation, the apertures of the double layered textile shift: With direct sunlight they close, with a cloudy sky they open up. Thus it creates a balanced interior light atmosphere. Shaped Light also provides a sustainable solution for energy consumption of buildings with large glass facades: The temperature can be modulated through the amount of light being let in.

Our prototype was realized with conductive yarn, copper textile, photosensors and a servomotor with customized gears.

Cooperation with Isabella Striffler, 2012