Title page for ETD etd-03282004-235551


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Nawas, Yousef Ibrahim
Author's Email Address ynawas@vt.edu
URN etd-03282004-235551
Title Solar House
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Dunay, Robert J. Committee Chair
Jones, James R. Committee Member
Setareh, Mehdi Committee Member
Thompson, Steven Ross Committee Member
Keywords
  • house
  • solar
Date of Defense 2003-09-08
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
The Solar House is an investigation that resulted from an inter-disciplinary, design built competition ( the Solar Decathlon). This event was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy in an atempt to integrate architecture, technology, and dwelling.

The investigation focused on making a house using matter as a conduit to the spiritual, by emphasising two different natures in contrasting conditions. At the same time inclusive of all the technological aspects of a building that operates on solar energy, embeded with the complexities of building systems and new materials.

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