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Future’s so bright

Next Generation winner uses prize money to finance feasibility study

In an interview on Croatian television program Eko zona (Eco-zone), Nikola Znanor …
In an interview on Croatian television program Eko zona (Eco-zone), Nikola Znanor describes progress on his Air-Shade responsive and sustainable shading system, that is powered by air that is sensitive to solar exposure and uses no external energy source or sensors.

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Nikola Znaor’s project offers a solution to energy-intensive cooling of buildings. In an interview on Croatian television program Eko zona (Eco-zone), he describes progress on his Air-Shade responsive and sustainable shading system, that is powered by air that is sensitive to solar exposure and uses no external energy source or sensors. Nikola Znaor points how winning a Next Generation prize in the world’s largest competition for sustainable design helped to finance the ongoing feasibility study for the project.

Video: Courtesy Eko zona – Hrvatska radiotelevizija (HRT).

Last Updated: February 11, 2019
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Zagreb, Croatia
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