Experience the House
progress

The house is the result of a unique collaboration between academia, corporate partners, fabricators, material suppliers and practitioners. Built by undergraduate and graduate students, the project links research, teaching and outreach in an experience that challenges conventional practice and stimulates new considerations for residential living.

JUNE 2007

june 2007 | work begins toward 2009 event
  • After success in the 2005 Solar Decathlon, the Virginia Tech team sits out the 07 competition and begins working tor the 2009 event
  • Solar team visits Kullman Building Industries, Lebanon, New Jersey - Kullman is the leading worldwide off site builder of permanent steel and concrete multi-story buildings
  • Solar team visits various firms throughout New York City to discuss preliminary schematic designs