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Team Valencia’s Solar Decathlon SML System House Adapts to a Growing Family’s Needs
Posted By Peter Leah On September 19, 2012 @ 5:32 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,Eco-Inspiration,gallery,green technology,Solar Decathlon,Sustainable Building | No Comments
This “medium” version of their design was fully constructed in under a fortnight, proving the credentials of their efficient building technique. The kitchen was fitted with the appliances off-site and then simply dropped into place by a crane during construction. Labor time on site was significantly reduced.
The SML system provides a vision of how modular design can be easily integrated into quality building practices, and how the residents can add their input into the potential final design. Combined with the possibility for extension and customized units, the Valencian team have created a high quality product that will surely be competition during this year’s Solar Decathlon .
Flip through our gallery above to find out more details on this fab home!
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URLs in this post:
 European Solar Decathlon: http://www.sdeurope.org/
 Universidad Cardenal Herrera (CEU) in Valencia: http://www.uchceu.es/
 preview article: http://inhabitat.com/universidad-cardenal-herreras-sml-system-house-is-a-solar-decathlon-entry-that-adapts-to-its-occupants/
 appliances : http://inhabitat.com/green-home-101-buying-water-saving-appliances/
 Solar Decathlon: http://inhabitat.com/solar-decathlon/
 + CEU SML System House: http://solardecathlon.uch.ceu.es/
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