Gallery: Virginia Tech Lumenhaus Wins the 2010 Solar Decathlon!

With its sturdy construction, École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Grenoble's Armadillo Box shows that prefab design is a truly a force to be reckoned with, and it's no surprise it ranked in the top three coming in third place. A simple and effective shell of solar panels provide a modern finish that is also able to keep the house cool inside.

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  1. Solar Decathlon House T... September 21, 2010 at 12:33 pm

    […] that will consume 90% less energy than a typical home for heating and cooling. Unlike some of the SD Houses, this net-zero house has a life beyond the competition — it will actually serve to shelter […]

  2. lola June 29, 2010 at 4:19 am

    I have a one caravan in a parcels up near Conil, Cádiz, Spain, and I would like have the house’s energy for the solar energy, but I don’t think what university near there could guide me abaout this system.

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