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CCNY’s Sun-Powered Solar Roofpod to be Installed on Spitzer School of Architecture’s Roof!

Posted By Tafline Laylin On January 24, 2013 @ 1:30 pm In Architecture | No Comments

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At just 750 square feet, the Solar Roofpod is a compact design that still manages to provide all of the functions expected of a contemporary home and some. It captures rainwater for reuse [4] and generates enough energy not only for itself, but even for the building upon which it rests. But until now, the Solar Decathlon project hasn’t had a permanent base.

CCNY Spitzer School of Architecture [5] announced plans to welcome the student-designed project home and give it some company: some rooftop gardens and a windmill that will help the rooftop solar panels generate energy. The small building will double as a meeting space and an educational tool for future designers, who can study the project’s numerous eco-friendly attributes [1]. Welcome home!

+ Solar Roofpod [2]

+ CCNY Spitzer School of Architecture [5]

Via A/N Blog [6]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Solar Decathlon entry: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/sneak-peek-city-college-students-unveil-roof-pod-for-solar-decathlon/

[2] Solar Roofpod: http://ccnysolardecathlon.com

[3]  : http://inhabitat.com/nyc/ccnys-sun-powered-solar-roofpod-to-be-installed-on-spitzer-school-of-architectures-roof/cuny-solar-roof-pod-01/?extend=1

[4] rainwater for reuse: http://inhabitat.com/tag/rainwater-collection/

[5] CCNY Spitzer School of Architecture: http://ssa1.ccny.cuny.edu

[6] A/N Blog: http://blog.archpaper.com/wordpress/archives/53482

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