Eye-catching green photovoltaic brise soleil

Kingsgate House in Chelsea – 2014

The seven-storey Kingsgate House on London’s famous Kings Road provides 43 affordable homes ranging in size from one to four bedrooms.

The project was developed by Willmott Dixon with Horden Cherry Lee Architects and provides homes for people living in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Kingsgate House makes use of eye-catching green photovoltaic (PV) cells, which run vertically down the front of the building and are designed to look like a living wall. The PV cells generate free electricity and help shade the apartments from the sun.

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