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    The student team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign incorporated salvaged wood into their Gable Home.
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    The Gable Home features laminated bamboo structural elements and about 12 inches (30 centimeters) of insulation in the walls, floors, and roof.
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    One half of Gable Home's eponymous roof is finished in standing-seam metal panels, while the other incorporates a 9.1-kilowatt photovoltaic array.
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    Gable Home floor-plan drawing sheet.
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    Gable Home cross-section drawing sheet.
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    Floor-plan drawing sheet for Team California's Refract House.
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    Refract House section drawings sheet.
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    The wood-clad Refract House was designed by Team California, composed of students from Santa Clara University and California College of the Arts.
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    The Refract House was assembled from three prefabricated modules.
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    The minimalist bathroom in Refract House.
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