GEMINI house on the styria country exhibition in Weiz

Nearly 10 years after the first concept, the first examination by the inventor Roland Mösl. First impressions of the inhabited solar power plant.



Photo of solar house - styria country exhibition Photo of solar house - styria country exhibition
Look as fresh from a SF SciFi Science Fiction film however, was planned in order to help to solve concrete energy problems on the planet earth.


Livingroom as lecture hall during the exhibition Livingroom as lecture hall during the exhibition
The round livingroom with the integrated furniture concept serves as lecture hall during the styria country exhibition about energy.


First floor with 2 room in semicircle form First floor with 2 room in semicircle form
The windows are room high. The balcony balustrade is very hardly to see out of turned glass. Before, a part of the photovoltaics plant.


Turnable solar equipment on the GEMINI house Turnable solar equipment on the GEMINI house
A hot summer day with the huge windows always turned to the sun? No, to hot. To solve the problem, the solar equipment can turn independent from the house.


Whirlpool in bath Whirlpool in bath
Exclusive detail in the bathroom: Bathtoob with whirlpool to show the connection between noble livestyle and solar energy.



Plus energy house GEMINI Austria Styria Weiz 2001
Photos from the main attraction of the styrian country exhibition about energy: a turnable turned after the sun zylinder styled house GEMINI


Austria Styria Weiz 2001: GEMINI inhabited solar power plant
Photos from the turnable house turning after the sun to increase the yield of the solar power plant on the roof during the styria country exhibition.


Styria exhibition for energy - Weiz - GEMINI solar power plant Styria exhibition for energy - Weiz - GEMINI solar power plant
The GEMINI house is open until 28. October 2001: Monday to friday 11am - 1pm, 2pm - 6 pm, Saturday 11am - 6pm, Sunday 10am - 6pm


GEMINI inhabited solar power plant: guided tour GEMINI inhabited solar power plant: guided tour
She will tell You during the guided tour about technic, targets and backgrounds of the house, which is at the same time a solar power plant


Sponsors for a solar energy project Sponsors for a solar energy project
A house of the future from 2091: 1991 designed and 2001 finished. A vision about living in the age of solar energy supported by many future-oriented companies.


Heat recovery from outgoing air Heat recovery from outgoing air
The warm outgoing air gives the biggest part of the heat energy to the cold incoming air. Even necessary for low energy houses. With plus energy houses a must.


Sound absorber of the ventilating system Sound absorber of the ventilating system
Huge sound absorbers at the ventilating system guarantee living comfort. Energy saving which does not influence the comfort.


Gear drive with wheels to turn the house Gear drive with wheels to turn the house
2 of such gearmotors for turning the house are installed in the preproduction model. Tests yielded that one would completely have been sufficient.


Turnable house: always after the sun Turnable house: always after the sun
From firm basement photographed up to the rotatable part: Exhaust, supply air and waste water are feeded into the center of the rotatable house.


Cable transfer to the rotateable house Cable transfer to the rotateable house
All utility lines of the firm basement are transferred to the rotatable house here. Electric power, water and from the central vacuum cleaner


Central vacuum cleaner in the basement Central vacuum cleaner in the basement
No exhaust air from the vacuum cleaner in the house, because the central vacuum cleaner is in the basement. Much less noise and more comfort.




















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