Experience the House

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.


january 2009 | meeting with suppliers
  • Solar panels arrive - Sanyo Double Hit, 45 panels, 9 kilowatt array
  • Testing to determine panel efficiency under different conditions
  • Meetings and conference calls with supplies and installers begin to ramp up
  • Solar house featured in Inform Magazine
  • MODEA agrees to produce web page
  • Spine 3D to create graphic animation of house