I would never have imagined installing my Solar Panels on a Pergola instead of my roof but I love the idea! It would provide shade, and power all at once. I really enjoyed this slide-show about how to choose the right Solar Panels for your home set-up, if you are as into Solar power as I am you should check it out!
Interior: Modern homes have neutral color pallets and are very open and large. They use glass railings and lots of steal and metal in the house. It will have large windows and recessed or hanging lighting.