Gallery: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Affordable Re_Hom...

In the last five years, the US has experienced a whirlwind or tornadoes, many of which left behind a devastating trail of destruction. So when students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign set out to design their entry into the Solar Decathlon architecture and design competition which concluded last week, they were thinking of all of the tornado victims. The central premise behind their Re_Home is a fast response time in order to get families in more permanent housing. As such, Re_Home is sustainable, flexible and easily set up - assets they showed off during last week's assembly before the competition began.

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