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Solar Decathalon 2011: This Year's Biggest Ideas

Solar Decathalon 2011: This Year's Biggest Ideas | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it

Hundreds of university architecture, design and engineering students have been constructing a massive solar village on the Tidal Basin, a futuristic demonstration site wedged between memorials for FDR and Thomas Jefferson.

The biannual event, the Solar Decathlon, has brought 20 university teams to town to envision what affordable net-zero housing might look like.

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20 Stunning Energy-Efficient Homes in the 2011 Solar Decathlon!

20 Stunning Energy-Efficient Homes in the 2011 Solar Decathlon! | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
This year’s Solar Decathlon is coming up fast, opening September 23rd at the National Mall’s West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. Teams from around the world have designed cost-effective energy efficient homes that employ renewable resources.

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2011 Solar Decathlon: Re_Home

2011 Solar Decathlon: Re_Home | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign returns to the Solar Decathlon with a smart, sustainable residence designed as a rapid housing solution for families left homeless after natural disasters.
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