From smart thermostats that can be managed using our cellphones to energy efficient lightbulbs and rooftop solar panels, today’s buildings use a wide range of technology to reduce their environmental impact.
In London, a system has been developed which could transform the way buildings look and behave.
Architectural and urban design practice ecoLogicStudio has produced what it describes as a “photosynthetic building cladding system.”
Called PhotoSynthetica, it uses solar energy to take carbon dioxide (CO2) and other pollutants out of the atmosphere. The panels of the system harbor a solution containing algae microbes.
In the latest episode of CNBC’s “Sustainable Energy” Marco Poletto,…