Gallery: Empowerhouse Moves Beyond the Solar Decathlon to Become Real H...

 
The project was also developed in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat) and the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), and is the first project in the Solar Decathlon's history to have a life as real housing beyond the competition.

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  1. James E Argh December 28, 2012 at 7:35 pm

    “(Empowerhoue)…has the potential for national as well as international replication”. In which case I say god help us all! Once you get past the good intentions and the green specs, this house is an abomination that ignores proportion, contextualism and the basics of good design. I’m sure the project’s grads will eventually enter the marketplace and give our cities and ‘burbs endless “replication” of structures designed from the inside out.

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