Keep it Red

An Interactive Solar Space for Gardner Arboretum

“Keep it Red” strives to achieve 3 goals: Educate students about the variations of solar alignment and encourage their participation to gather solar energy. Create an unique and Iconic experience on NC State's Campus, and finally to link sustainability with school pride.

Movement of bar changes solar panel orientation allowing for greater energy yield. 

Simple Rotational Interface

proper alignment of panels leads to direct light shining through red acrylic . This creates a red glow in a a small area on the end. 

Alignment