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Prefab Solar Decathlon House

Manders Poindexter

Focusing less on high-tech and more on proudly Brazilian humanistic interventions, this group used sustainably-sourced natural materials and prefab methods that slash construction costs and times. Despite its emphasis on low-tech, this gorgeous solar-powered home produces a whopping 21.157 kWh per year - three times more energy than it consumes!

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  • Max Schorr

    May these solar decathletes continue to master their trade and make many desirable affordable solutions for those of us starting to think about buying one. Beautiful stuff. Would love to learn more about when and how the models go on to house families.

  • Lauren Lloyd

    Love the rainwater collection/recycling component!