architecture

The Roofpod is designed to use underutilized rooftops, places where the sun exposure is greatest, to harness the vast potential of space and energy together.
The Solar Roofpod is a piece of urban infrastructure which captures the most underutilized energy, the sun, and utilizes it through innovative engineering systems to feed power to a single pod, whole buildings, and the city's power grid.
The Roofpod is more than just a house, more than an energy source or a garden; it is a piece of urban infrastructure, part of an integrated system to simultaneously address the challenges of electrical energy production, heating and cooling,... Read More
Middlebury College; U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition
This video shows and describes the architecture of Self-Reliance, Team Middlebury's Solar Decathlon home. It is part of a series of four videos (Walkthrough, Market Appeal, Architecture, and Engineering) submitted to the Department of Energy for the... Read More
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The University of Tennessee’s Living Light house incorporates the knowledge of Tennessee’s past and present to create an environmentally responsive, comfortable home to meet the needs of today. The dual extremes of our climate led the original... Read More
The Solar Roofpod is a “penthouse with a purpose,” designed to respond to the market for economical new housing in cities, and to be a solid investment for existing building owners.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Do you drive to work? Ride a bike? Take the train? Walk? From the American Society of Landscape Architects sustainable landscapes series, learn how communities can balance different transportation options to create healthier, more vibrant area to... Read More
Planet Forward
When Greensburg, Kansas was devastated by a tornado in 2007 the residents took it as an opportunity to rebuild as an environmentally friendly town. Watch our latest piece from PBS' Nightly Business Report. WATCH!
Advanced Technology Industries Inc
Envision Solar seeks to provide low-cost, solar-powered micro housing to victims of natural disasters. Can factory-made homes accelerate the rebuilding process in devastated communities?
Middlebury College; U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition
This summer the Middlebury Solar Decathlon team is building a 100% solar-powered home to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. The biennial green-building competition draws 20 collegiate teams from all over the country and... Read More

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