Gallery: Sun-Powered Armadillo Box House Closes in on Solar Decathlon P...

 

As the Solar Decathlon competition comes to a head in Madrid, the leaders of the pack have emerged! The amazing Armadillo Box by the French team from École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Grenoble has been holding steady as a top competitor for the entire week. Right now the adorably-named Armadillo Box is in third place behind the University of Rosenheim IKAROS House and the leader from the US - Virginia Polytechnic's Lumenhaus. The competition is heating up -- will the Armadillo Box's energy-efficient exterior and cool interior put a damper on the Lumenhaus' high-tech shifting facade? Only this weekend will tell!

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