Gallery: New Zealand’s First Light Solar Decathlon House Puts an Innova...

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The front and back bi-folding doors allow for the entrance of plenty of natural light. An overhanging roof provides ample shade on hot days while also adding protection when the doors are open, creating a seamless unification of the interior and exterior environments.

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  1. bmg42694 January 12, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    I NEED this house. I saw it at the Solar Decathlon and its my dream home ever since. ^.^

  2. stark00 October 10, 2011 at 3:33 am

    Just a wee correction.. the concrete table has been mentioned as a design by Flexus, when it was infact a student from the team who designed it. Flexus did provide the concrete however.
    Thanks!

  3. stuart ward October 1, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    Congratulations to all the teams involved and welldone team NZ and team Maryland – cant wait for next years productions. Personally speaking -it would be nice to see biomimcry and natural shapes being introduced introduced for the future.

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