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Thin film photovoltaics, piezoelectric generators, screen printed conductive ink encapsulated in ETFE fluoropolymer lamination, stainless steel, nylon, neoprene rubber, copper wire, and aluminum
192 x 96" (487.7 x 243.8 cm)
Gift of Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis
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Architecture and Design

GROW, a hybrid-energy delivery device, was inspired by ivy. Its “leaves” are flexible photovoltaic panels that generate solar power; their fluttering generates wind power. The designers have utilized recycled and reclaimed materials wherever possible, and, at the end of GROW’s lifespan, sustainable methods of recycling and reclamation will minimize its environmental footprint.

Gallery label from Applied Design, March 2, 2013–January 31, 2014

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