The Solar Decathlon team from Ohio State created a home called enCORE. I was interested as to how this house would turn out, as the original model had a roofline that funneled the rain water into the middle of the house to be filtered and reused.
What follows is a conceptual model of a competition house entered in the 2011 Solar Decathlon. The Solar Decathlon challenges university teams from around the world to create efficient, useful, attractive, zero-energy, solar powered homes. The 20 teams in the competition have created models and will construct their houses on the National Mall in the [...]