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AL ATAIDE

Danville, KY, US

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Northeast Corner, Perforated Rainscreen
Northeast Corner, Perforated Rainscreen
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s.ky blue Solar House

The University of Kentucky (UK) was selected as one of 20 international teams to compete in the 2009 Solar Decathlon. In the competition, teams are challenged to design, build, and operate the most attractive, effective, and energy-efficient 800-sqft. solar-powered house possible. Evaluation of the project included ten categories ranging from architecture, engineering, communications, market viability, lighting, comfort zone, hot water, appliances, home entertainment, and net metering. The s.ky blue solarhouse, finished 9th overall, 5th in net-metering, 4th in public tours, and 2nd in the People's Choice Award.

Our team core values included the integration of active and passive systems with the architecture, ADA compliance, exceed LEED standards, create a modern translation of the Appalachian vernacular, and to honor the spirit and beauty of Kentucky through design

http://www.solardecathlon.gov/past/2009/team_kentucky.html

http://www.uky.edu/solarhouse/

 
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Status: Built
Location: Mobile: Traveling in Kentucky; will eventually be placed in Lexington, KY
Additional Credits: Studio Professor: Gregory Luhan

 
Northeast Corner, Perforated Rainscreen (image by Gregory Luhan)
Northeast Corner, Perforated Rainscreen (image by Gregory Luhan)
Southeast Corner
Southeast Corner
South Facade (image by Jim Tetro)
South Facade (image by Jim Tetro)
PV Roof / Light Comb (image by Stephen Patton)
PV Roof / Light Comb (image by Stephen Patton)
Dining area with Pick Chairs by Studio Dror
Dining area with Pick Chairs by Studio Dror
Hide-away dining table
Hide-away dining table
Hanging Pick Chairs by Studio Dror (image by Stephen Patton)
Hanging Pick Chairs by Studio Dror (image by Stephen Patton)
Illuminated Backsplash
Illuminated Backsplash

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