28 Jul '17, 12pm

Couple buys 100% sun-powered home built for the Solar Decathlon

Couple buys 100% sun-powered home built for the Solar Decathlon

Designed by architecture students and faculty from Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan , the compact, aluminum-clad home is completely powered by solar energy . The aluminum-clad exterior and rounded shape were inspired by the monocoque designs from the aircraft and automobile industries. After debuting in the 2005 Solar Decathlon, the MiSo House was installed as an exhibition in the university’s botanical gardens, but after ten years on-site the home is being shipped to its new location.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/couple-buys-100-sun-powered-home-bui...

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