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[Vivian Tamm - IN BETWEEN - a new solar dynamic aesthetic  - COVER IMG] The solar structure animated by sunlight

IN BETWEEN - a new solar dynamic aesthetic

University/SchoolKunsthochschule Berlin Weißensee
Lead ArchitectVivian Tamm

IN BETWEEN is a modular surface structure of adaptive solar cells that respond to sun impulses through their material intelligence. In the sense of heliotropism, the bending force of a shape memory alloy animates sun exposed modules to independently straighten up, linking acute shading with efficient solar energy harvesting. Shaded modules return to a resting state, allowing the view and light to pass through. The smart, spontaneous realignment not only increases the energy output but also enriches the space behind with a balanced microclimate and a dynamic interplay between light and shadow.