Gallery: WaterShed: Students Design House that Runs on Wind, Rain, Sola...


Whoever said today’s college kids are apathetic never met this group of University of Maryland students. 300 students and a team of faculty members are teaming up to design a house that derives power from wind, rain, solar and waste. The group is one of 20 teams selected to participate in the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2011, a design competition to create a house that’s fully powered by the sun – and as you may know if you’re a regular reader of Inhabitat, one of our favorite events of the year!

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  1. Abel P. de Vries April 26, 2010 at 5:07 am

    I just discovered your site. I immediatly subscribed for the weekly updates. Being an architect myself I am very much interested in green building.
    Thank you for the useful information!

  2. dpaul420 April 23, 2010 at 1:26 pm

    I am cheering for Team Calgary, Alberta, Canada! Go team!

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