Marjan van Aubel (born 1985, the Netherlands) is an award-winning solar designer whose innovative practice spans the fields of sustainability, design and technology.
As an energy pioneer, van Aubel works in collaboration with scientists, engineers and institutions to promote extreme efficiency through design
Cyanometer takes its name from the 1789 invention which was used to measure the colour of the sky. The stones used for the ring-shaped installation are opals, which scatter the light in the same way that the sky does.
The 3 lights, standing, hanging and wall light are part of Swarovksi’s Chrystal Palace lighting collection.
Part of Swarovksi’s Crystal Palace lighting collection.
Studio film Nieuwe Instituut
Research to the 21st Century greenhouse, using modern technologies.
At Caventou, we are redefining solar technology by rethinking our relationship with energy and the objects that use it.
Foaming expanding porcelain
Foaming Wood is an investigation of wood shavings combined with a bioresin.
Both the Well Proven Collection and Table 1/7 resulted from this research.
Dye Sensitised Solar Cells
Foaming volcanic rock
This is an impression of a research trip to the island of Stromboli by James Shaw and Marjan van Aubel.