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Germany Unveils Super Efficient IKAROS Solar Decathlon House

Germany Unveils Super Efficient IKAROS Solar Decathlon House

This past weekend marked the launch of the European Solar Decathlon in Madrid, and with the competition halfway through one of our favorite solar-powered residences is the IKAROS House by the University

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Sun-Powered Bambu House Sprouts at Solar Decathlon Europe

Sun-Powered Bambu House Sprouts at Solar Decathlon Europe

Tonji University Shanghai's Bambu House at the European Solar Decathlon is a beautiful sun-powered abode inspired by nature. It has two elegant sloping roofs and is almost entirely constructed from

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The European Solar Decathlon Kicks Off Today – Exclusive Photos!

The European Solar Decathlon Kicks Off Today – Exclusive Photos!

Teams from all over the world have traveled to Madrid with their prefabricated solar-powered houses, and seventeen teams are listed as competitors. Two teams from the USA crossed over the pond to compete

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Sun-Powered RE:Focus House Set to Shine at Europe’s Solar Decathlon

Sun-Powered RE:Focus House Set to Shine at Europe’s Solar Decathlon

The University of Florida recently unveiled a stunning reinterpretation of a traditional North Florida Cracker House that will be soaking up the sun's rays at the 2010 European Solar Decathlon. The

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Be Our Photographer at the Madrid Solar Decathlon!

Be Our Photographer at the Madrid Solar Decathlon!

HEY GREEN-BUILDING FANS! Who's headed to Madrid for the kickoff of the European Solar Decathlon tomorrow? Inhabitat is looking for a few on-the-scene reporters who are attending the decathlon and want to

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Finland Unveils Ultra-Efficient Energy Positive Solar Decathlon House

Finland Unveils Ultra-Efficient Energy Positive Solar Decathlon House

Things are heating up in the 2010 European Solar Decathlon as Team Finland has unveiled a beautiful net-zero home designed for cold climates with little access to the sun. That means that when the team's

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Armadillo Box Solar-Powered Prefab Gears up For Solar Decathlon

Armadillo Box Solar-Powered Prefab Gears up For Solar Decathlon

Madrid is heating up as university teams from around the world battle their wits against the sun to build net-zero, sustainable homes in this year's European Solar Decathlon. One of our favorite designs

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SCI-Arc & CalTech Join Forces to Compete in the 2011 Solar Decathlon

SCI-Arc & CalTech Join Forces to Compete in the 2011 Solar Decathlon

The 2011 Solar Decathlon is over a year and a half away, but teams around the world are already gearing up for the hottest competition in sustainable building. A brand new union has formed between the

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Curvaceous Solar Fablab House Set to Rock European Solar Decathlon

Curvaceous Solar Fablab House Set to Rock European Solar Decathlon

The European Solar Decathlon takes place this summer, and the competition is already heating up with some stunning designs for zero energy homes! One of the first we've seen is the FabLab House from the

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SOLAR DECATHLON 2009: Cornell Silo House

SOLAR DECATHLON 2009: Cornell Silo House

Things really heated up this past few days as we inched closer to finding out who the winner of this year's Solar Decathlon would be, and in the end Team Germany's surPLUShouse stole the show. We were sad

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Illinois Gable House Takes 2nd Prize in Solar Decathlon

Illinois Gable House Takes 2nd Prize in Solar Decathlon

This morning the University of Illinois took second place in the Solar Decathlon with its gorgeous solar powered Gable House. The unique farmhouse-inspired home made an excellent showing at this year's

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Germany’s Solar Coated surPLUShome Wins Solar Decathlon!

Germany’s Solar Coated surPLUShome Wins Solar Decathlon!

The final results just rolled in from this year's Solar Decathlon, and team Germany's sleek surPLUShome finished first in an incredible upset victory! The German team took top honors in the Net Metering

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Team Germany Wins the 2009 Solar Decathlon!

Team Germany Wins the 2009 Solar Decathlon!

GERMANY WINS THE 2009 SOLAR DECATHLON! Drumroll please... after an exciting week of competition and judging, the winner of the Solar Decathlon 2009 has just been announced, and it's a stunner! In a

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SOLAR DECATHLON 2009: Team Ontario/BC’s North House For Cold Climates

SOLAR DECATHLON 2009: Team Ontario/BC’s North House For Cold Climates

We've been bringing you breaking coverage of this week's Solar Decathlon in Washington DC throughout the week and one of the most interesting homes to emerge from the competition is the North House, a

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Team California’s Refract House Currently Leading Solar Decathlon!

Team California’s Refract House Currently Leading Solar Decathlon!

We're excited to report that as of today Team California is in 1st place at the Solar Decathlon competition going on right now in Washington DC with their stunning Refract House! Just moments ago, they

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Links Roundup of the Week: Solar Decathlon

Links Roundup of the Week: Solar Decathlon

It's finally the week of the Solar Decathlon competition! From Thursday, October 8 to Friday, October 16, 20 multi-disciplinary students teams made up of architects, engineers, and designers will

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SOLAR DECATHLON 2009: Rice University’s $140,000 ZEROW House Keeps Up With the High Rollers

SOLAR DECATHLON 2009: Rice University’s $140,000 ZEROW House Keeps Up With the High Rollers

The Solar Decathlon, the super solar architecture competition held in Washington D.C. bi-annually, officially kicked off today, and Rice University's awesomely affordable ZEROW House is already making

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Solar Decathlon 2009 Kicks Off TODAY in Washington DC!

Solar Decathlon 2009 Kicks Off TODAY in Washington DC!

It's blue skies and sun showers in Washington, D.C. as the 2009 Solar Decathlon kicks off in a dazzling display of solar powered architecture. This bi-annual solar architecture event challenges 20

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Natural Fusion: Penn State’s Solar Decathlon House

Natural Fusion: Penn State’s Solar Decathlon House

A team of students from Penn State recently unveiled their Natural Fusion residence, which has been selected as one of 20 ultra-efficient homes set to make an appearance at this year’s Solar Decathlon.

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Refract House | Solar Decathlon + Architecture City

Refract House | Solar Decathlon + Architecture City

Project managers open the doors to Refract House, ready for Solar Decathlon 2009, Photo by Kevin Gardner What happens when an architect and an engineer walk into a Jesuit university in Silicon Valley

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SOLAR DECATHLON: University of Texas at Austin Green Home

SOLAR DECATHLON: University of Texas at Austin Green Home

The fabulous Solar Decathlon just wrapped up on this weekend, and was home to many a shining example in high-tech solar design. The University of Texas at Austin's Bloom House took 10th place in the

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LEAFHOUSE: Maryland’s Solar Decathlon Zero Energy Home

LEAFHOUSE: Maryland’s Solar Decathlon Zero Energy Home

The second place winner of this year's Solar Decathlon is the University of Maryland's Leaf House, which is, as the name would imply, green, naturally inspired, and modular to boot. When designing the

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GERMANY WINS THE 2007 SOLAR DECATHLON!

GERMANY WINS THE 2007 SOLAR DECATHLON!

Drumroll please........ It has just been announced that the German University, Technische Universität Darmstadt is the winner of this years Solar Decathlon competition! In order to win this

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INHABITAT REPORTS FROM SOLAR DECATHLON – Photos!

INHABITAT REPORTS FROM SOLAR DECATHLON – Photos!

We came, we saw, and we were won-over by the ingenious designs and architectural talent on display at this years Solar Decathlon on the Mall in Washington DC. As if it weren't enough of a feat to design

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SOLAR DECATHLON 2007: Darmstadt’s Stunning Solar House

SOLAR DECATHLON 2007: Darmstadt’s Stunning Solar House

Combining the manufacturing expertise of Volkswagen with a beautiful modern design sensibility, the Technische Universität Darmstadt's wowed the crowds this week at the 2007 Solar Decathlon with their

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SOLAR DECATHLON 2007: University of Colorado Solar House

SOLAR DECATHLON 2007: University of Colorado Solar House

One of the biggest highlights from the 2007 Solar Decathlon comes from reigning victor University of Colorado- and the design is proving once again that the team has what it takes to be solar design

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SOLAR DECATHLON 2007: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

SOLAR DECATHLON 2007: Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

One thing that you'll immediately notice while walking around the solar decathlon event in Washington is how pretty much every house features a sloped roof of some sort. Some, tend to feature it less than

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SOLAR DECATHLON 2007: University of Cincinnati

SOLAR DECATHLON 2007: University of Cincinnati

What's multi-colored, solar-powered, and green all over? The University of Cincinnati's zero energy home at this year's Solar Decathlon. The student team's solution is not only a stylish-looking residence

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SOLAR DECATHLON STARTS TOMORROW!

SOLAR DECATHLON STARTS TOMORROW!

This year's Solar Decathlon is just hours away- the festivities start TOMORROW in Washington DC with 20 college teams from around the globe competing to design, build, and operate the coolest, greenest

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CORNELL ZERO-ENERGY SOLAR DECATHLON HOME

CORNELL ZERO-ENERGY SOLAR DECATHLON HOME

When Cornell students David Wax, Emile Chin-Dickey, Stephanie Horowitz, Benjamin Uyeda, and Jordan Goldman set out trying to create an off-the-grid solar-powered home for the biennial Solar Decathlon

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