Solar Decathlon 2011: Tidewater Virginia

Solar Decathlon - Tidewater VirginiaPhotos by Michelle Kaufmann

Michelle Kaufmann judged this year's Solar Decathlon and here are some of the photos she took at the event which took place at the National Mall's West Potomac Park.

Tidewater Virginia's Unit 6 Unplugged, designed for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011, is a modular house that blends seamlessly into a historic center-city neighborhood. Unit 6 is conceived of as part of a larger, six-unit multifamily building. By sharing infrastructure costs between units of the building, this energy-efficient house is made more affordable.

Solar Decathlon - Tidewater Virginia
Solar Decathlon - Tidewater Virginia

See more photos at Michelle Kaufmann's blog!

Tags: Architects | Architecture | Designers | Solar Power


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