Designboom had 3709 designers from 96 different countries participated in the green life competition. This was the second place winner. ‘shelf’ by leon zhu from china won second place netizens’ choice award.
‘shelf’ can not only shield your car from long exposure to sunshine, but also can convert solar energy to electricity to power the air-conditioner and let you enjoy cool environment any time. the film of solar cell is stored inside the rear wing; when the engine is started. ‘shelf’ can be used as rear wing to improve the stability of car at high speed. when the car is parked outside, the solar cell board unfolds becoming a sunshine cover. the energy collected by the board can provide for the air-conditioner, tail light and other electronic equipment.