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Latitude Light is a solar lamp made from local recycled materials. The light can be assembled in various ways into screens or blown up to inhabitable scale.

5.3” x 5.3” x 5.3”
13.5cm x 13.5cm x 13.5cm

Two interlocking cubes forms the basic design module. Latitude Light is designed around the material characteristics required by the specified amorphous thin-film photovoltaic panel as a starting point. The lamp is dimensioned to frame the solar panel (15x15cm) and accompanying batteries, wires and LED lights. The PV panels' angles are updated for fabrication according to an ideal tilt for optimal annual power collection in the specified location (41 degrees for NY, NY). The lamps display a range of local recycled materials, where weathered matte materials (teak, Corten steel and green copper) contrast with the new glossy solar panels, and reflective materials

collaborators

Project Leader 

Nina Edwards Anker

Drafting and Assembly

Rafael Walther

Andrew Cheng

Shahira Hammad

Electrical Engineers

Dave Young, Young Circuits Designs

Michael Edwards, avioWorks

Advisers

 

Mitchell Joachim

Byorn Sandaker

Connect with us

Email: nina@neastudio.com

Instagram: @nea.studio

Press: m@maximuscommunications.com

nea studio, 19 Morris Ave, Building 128-New Lab

Brooklyn, NY 11205

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