The world’s largest solar-powered building has been unveiled in Dezhou, Shangdong Province in northwest China. The 75,000 square meter structure is a multi-use building and features exhibition centers, scientific research facilities, meeting and training facilities, and a hotel – all of which run on solar power. The design of the building is based on the sun dial and underlines the urgency of seeking renewable energy sources to replace fossil fuels. The design also features the Chinese characters for sun and moon, and the color white predominates, symbolizing clean energy. – Via – Ecofriend & China
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