Marjan van Aubel is an award-winning solar designer, her work promotes extreme energy efficiency through intelligent design. She adds a double function to objects and puts them to work: A table is not just a table, but also a producer of electricity. Through her practice, she strives to redefine our current relationship with solar technology and accelerate its transition to ubiquity.

‘My aim is to make people think differently about solar,’ says designer Marjan van Aubel. In her talk at WDCD2018, she shares the story of her groundbreaking project, Power Plant, which beat out hundreds of entries to win the Climate Action Challenge in 2017.