Gallery: Tidewater Virginia’s Unit 6 Unplugged Solar Decathlon House Em...

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The furniture in the Unit 6 Unplugged house also reflect the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement. Details reflect the characteristics which originated in England in the late 19th century and was spread worldwide by architects and designers like William Morris and Frank Lloyd Wright.

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  1. Harry von Feilitzsch September 27, 2011 at 8:28 am

    Why do you see so many European windows and doors at the Solar Decathlon exhibit? This is a question asked by many visitors. The answer is quite simple: The major American window manufacturers spend millions of lobbying dollars to prevent tighter energy regulations instead of re-designing their 1 3/4 inch sashes to accommodate energy efficient glazing. Sad but true, companies such as Henselstone Window and Door Systems have to come here and help America get energy independent.

  2. Aimee Pena September 27, 2011 at 8:03 am

    Like this house very much. Very practical and simple.

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