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CHIP / SCI-Arch + CalTech / Solar Decathlon 2011

09:30 - 9 September, 2011

19 university teams from across the world are gearing up to make their way to Washington D.C. for the Solar Decathlon. Last week,we previewed the 19 designs and, by popular demand, today we’ll be sharing more info about SCI-Arch + CalTech’s design. Entitled CHIP (short for Compacted Hyper-Insulated Prototype) the residence’s geometry is designed to respond to the sun’s orientation while wrapped in a sun performative envelope. More about CHIP, including a video walk-through, after the break.