For the 2015 Solar Decathlon Building Competition, Cal Poly State University designed and build the INhouse, integrating a few smart passive solar features. Some of the home’s features include: Clerestory windows to allow hot air to leave the building Palm oil, used as a phase change material, in the home’s core as the […]
It’s all about perspective. Hand-built and on the top of a mountain, it utilizes available water, sun and snow.
Stanford University designed and built the Start.Home to make sustainability trendy, social and affordable. They were awarded 1st place in both Affordability and Energy Balance, making more solar energy then they needed or used.
The University of Southern California designed a prototype for a new residential model. The fluxHome placed 1st in Appliances and 3rd in Architecture.
The combined team of Southern California Institute of Architecture and California Institute of Technology forged DALE, the Dynamic Augmented Living Environment. This team creates ingenious homes that shine in brilliant creativity.
Santa Clara University built a house that spaciously radiates toward the sun. Santa Clara received a 1st place in both Comfort Zone and Entertainment, tied for first in Energy Balance, 4th place in Appliances and 5th in Engineering.
One of the most creative entries into the 2011 Solar Decathlon was the collaborative brainchild from the Southern California Institute of Architecture and the California Institute of Technology.
UPDATE: The 2011 Solar Decathlon has taken place. See the lovely CH:IP House in the 2011 Solar Decathlon. The team tied for 1st place in Energy Balance and Hot Water, received 2nd in Engineering and Home Entertainment and 3rd in the category of Affordability, costing $262,500 to build. – The Southern California Institute of Architecture and California […]