World’s First “Living Building” Uses Algae to Provide Energy and Shade

The BIQ House in Hamburg Germany is scheduled to open on March 23 for the IBA Hamburg International Building Exhibition

World’s First “Living Building” Uses Algae to Provide Energy and Shade (via Clean Technica)

The world’s first ever “living building” has started construction in Germany. Known as the BIQ building, it uses moveable panels of micro-algae to generate heat, shade, and energy. These panels are designed to be retrofitted onto the outside of existing buildings so that when sunlight hits…

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