Keya Lea

Stevens Builds an Ecohabitat

Stevens Builds an Ecohabitat

Stevens Institute of Technology designs and builds an L-shaped Ecohabitat.

 Keya Lea

A Modernist, Sleek, Concrete Active & Passive Solar Home

A Modernist, Sleek, Concrete Active & Passive Solar Home

Built by Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and the New Jersey Institute of Technology for the 2011 Solar Decathlon, the home comfortably inhabits the seemingly contradictory extremes of lightness and strength, practicality and sparse modernity.  Perhaps it’s the aesthetics of the ‘floating roof’, a transparent band of glass that seemingly supports the roof. […]

 Keya Lea

Team New Jersey’s Concrete Passive Solar “eNJoy” Home

Team New Jersey’s Concrete Passive Solar “eNJoy” Home

UPDATE: See the ENJOY house built for the 2011 Solar Decathlon.  The following is a review of the model. Rutgers University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology team up for their 2011 Solar Decathlon entry called “eNJoy!” The New Jersey team is using precast concrete as their main building material for their Solar Decathlon beach […]