MassArt is a state university, and is the oldest and only publicly-funded art university in the nation.
Umass Lowell is a publicly-funded state-university, that offers the only solar energy engineering program in the Northeast United States.
About the 4D home concept
4D refers to the fourth dimension of time. As time progresses, seasons, climate, and family needs change. Joining adaptability, affordability, and energy education, the 4D Home will adjust to the homeowner’s shifting needs, environment, and economical climate. More…
What’s the Solar Decathlon?
The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges 20 collegiate teams from around the world to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. Open to the public free of charge, visitors can tour the houses, gather ideas to use in their own homes, and learn how energy-saving features can help them save money today. More…
Competition and Public Exhibition //
The 4D Home was completed and ready to tour in Washington D.C. from Sept. 23–Oct. 2, 2011, in the National Mall’s West Potomac Park in lot 401.
It was an amazing experience to build the house, introduce the it to the public, meet decathletes from other teams, all in the nation’s capital.