Gallery: Team Roma’s Solar-Powered Med in Italy Prefab Has Amazing Ther...

The 2012 Solar Decathlon Europe competition officially kicks off on 14 September, but 20 teams from 15 different are racing like mad to put the finishing touches on their respective prefab homes - including team Roma. Competing for the first time, the group from Italy wanted to construct a home that would perform well in the Mediterranean, but given that they had to prefabricate their solar-powered dwelling, this turned out to be quite challenging. Hit the jump to find out how the Med in Italy project achieves such amazing thermal massing.

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