earlier this month we heard about ‘greenpix’ a zero energy LED billboard being built in china. we posted it on the samsung young design. GreenPix – Zero Energy Media Wall – is a groundbreaking project applying sustainable and digital mediatechnology to the curtain wall of Xicui. But a new media façade at the Xicui Entertainment Center is a first step toward turning those impressions around. The GreenPix Zero Energy Media Wall.

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Greenpix behaves like wxll organic system, absorbing solar energy during the day and then generating light from the same power that evening. Transport Aviation Highways Maritime Rail. The display is 35 metres tall and 60 metres wide and is comprised of 2, colour RGB LED light points and polycrystalline photovoltaic cells laminated within the glass and placed with varying density throughout the display.

With the Xicui commission, Giostra was charged with enlivening the opaque, box-like entertainment center and connecting it with its environs.

‘greenpix’ zero energy media wall by simone giostra & partners and arup

Post a Comment Click here to cancel reply. By continuing to use this site, without changing your settings, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy. In the Xicui entertainment complex this glass curtain wall adorns the main facade of the box-like Xicui commercial building. The media wall will galvanise Beijing’s energetic artistic community and produce a valued, zerk public work of art.

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The building will open to the public in Maywith a specially commissioned program of video installations and live performances by artists from China, Europe and the US. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Using sustainable and digital media technology, the screen harvests solar energy by day and illuminates itself by night. Giostra opted to showcase low-resolution imagery both to conserve energy and to provide an art-specific communication form that would contrast starkly with the high-resolution commercial media facades that abound in China and elsewhere.


China is known neither for its environmental consciousness nor for the beauty of its digital media installations.

Curator and producer Luisa Gui is collaborating with art institutions, galleries, media schools, corporations, dnergy, and benefactors to organize an ongoing content program consisting of site-specific videos, installations, and live performances. Content manager Luisa Gui will coordinate the opening program with software development by New York-based media artist Jeremy Rotsztain.

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Photovoltaic panels of varying densities were laminated onto the building’s glass curtain wall. The team was also interested in the abstract qualities of low-resolution digital screens in contemporary art, and consulted with artists Gerhard Richter and Jim Campbell greenpxi inspiration.

Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese. Chopin Airport City Warsaw, Poland. GreenPix — Zero Energy Media Wall — is a groundbreaking project applying sustainable and digital mediatechnology to the curtain wall of Xicui entertainment complex in Beijing, near the site of the Olympics. Therefore had to play with some Timothy Leary movies from the sarcophagus on the mediawall […].

Exhibit Designer Douglas Flandro. Talk about this project Get in touch. GreenPix may represent the world’s most extensive use of photovoltaics for a building facade, and is an important step toward sustainable architecture in China. You will receive an email to confirm your newsletter subscription. Cookies on the Arup website We use cookies on our website. It performs as a self-sufficient organic system, storing solar energy by day and using it to illuminate the screen after dark. Skip to main content.

With the support of leading German manufacturers Schueco and SunWays, the architect Simone Giostra with Arup developed a new technology for laminating photovoltaic cells in a glass curtain wall and oversaw the production of the first glass solar panels by Chinese manufacturer SunTech.

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