Solar technologies in the form of photovoltaics and thermal collectors have not been used to the expectation specially in building sector to replace the use of fossil fuels. The main reason for these technologies not being popular in building integration is the lack of good architectural quality rendered not meeting desired design considerations. Hence, the objective of the thesis is to pave possible ways of integrating these technologies into buildings, both on existing and new constructions to add emphasis on the overall architectural expression in addition to producing energy. Basic focus is on the appearance of aesthetics part of integration as this makes the major impact on the people. PVs and thermal collectors can deliberately be used as architectural design elements in a distinctive way. Integrating these systems into buildings is not only for clean energy but also to use them as multifunctional elements where they replace the conventional building elements.

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