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    Solar Decathlon 2011

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    The wooden plank-clad, 990-square-foot (92-square-meter) Self-Reliance house was designed by the student team from Middlebury College in Vermont.
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    Ohio State University's team designed enCORE, a 930-square-foot (86-square-meter) home with an eight-kilowatt photovoltaic array.
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    A team from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) designed the CHIP house, a fabric mesh-clad structure with a sloping rear section designed to shelter a small car.
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    Clad largely in glass, and shaded by a flat, 10.9-kilowatt array of photovoltaic panels, the Living Light home was the University of Tennessee's entry in the 2011 Solar Decathlon.
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    A stout frame of engineered lumber supports a 28-panel photovoltaic array that in turn shades the basic gable form of the 4D Home, designed by Team Massachusetts, from Massachusetts College of Art and Design and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.
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    Team Canada worked with Native Canadian communities to design TRTL (Technological Residence, Traditional Living), a two-bedroom, open-plan home whose form emphasizes shallow curves in multiple directions.
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    Florida International University's entry was the perFORM[D]ance House, a modest, square-plan structure with extensive glazing and deep, cantilevered shading devices whose overall design seems vaguely reminiscent of the Walker Guest House by Paul Rudolph.
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    Clad in wood boards and corrugated metal, the Solar Homestead by the Appalachian State University team is a 833-square-foot (77-square-meter) home comprising four modest structures organized around a porch shaded by the building's 8.2-kilowatt photovoltaic array.
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    Empowerhouse, the 1,000-square-foot (93-square-meter) home from Parsons The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology, was designed in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C.
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    A minimalist neoclassical motif adorns the exterior of Unit 6 Unplugged, the one-bedroom home designed by the Tidewater Virginia team, inspired by the architectural motifs of center-city neighborhoods in Norfolk, Virginia.
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