Solskin (Zurich Soft Robotics GmbH) - Building with the sun: Solar Pavilion


via Tortona 31, Opificio 31

The Swiss climate-tech startup Zurich Soft Robotics, develops Solskin, a moving building skin that combines intelligent shading and PV energy generation. It optimizes the building energy management and occupants’ comfort by regulating solar gains. Designed by scientists and architects, Solskin makes buildings sustainable and comfortable.

Solskin is a unique and elegant combination of intelligent shading and highly efficient PV power generation due to solar tracking. Solskin AI can save up to 80% of climatisation energy, while at the same time improving occupants’ comfort.
In light of urgent actions towards climate neutrality, developers seek strategies to integrate PV in an architecturally pleasing way for which Solskin is a perfect solution.