Sports pitch turns into a giant solar panel when not in use
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Public facilities are often developed with one purpose in mind, but with a bit of innovative thinking, they can be designed to change their form in different situations. Sports venues are particularly suited to this — many stadiums are already capable of hosting multiple different events. Now the Netherlands has opened the first Cablean Sportveld, a multi-surface field that can be turned into a sports pitch, an advertisement, or a solar farm at the push of a button. The field is based on a trilon system, in much the same way that mechanical advertisement hoardings are able to switch the…
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