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Public Tour of Award-Winning FutureHAUS
Venue: Virginia Tech Drillfield, Blacksburg
Directions: Google Map Link
Organizations: Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture+Design
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Time: 12:00 - 6:00 PM
Event Types: Miscellaneous
Cost: Free

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The Virginia Tech Architecture Research + Demonstration Facility presents Public Tours of the Award-Winning FutureHAUS starting on Friday, April 5, 2019 through Sunday, April 28, 2019 daily from 12:00-6:00 pm on the Virginia Tech Drillfield near West Campus Drive.

The Virginia Tech ‘home of the future’ is back from the Solar Decathlon Middle East. FutureHAUS won first place overall in the international competition and the team earned top three in nearly all sub-contests in Dubai last November.

Public viewing and tours of the FutureHAUS will be available daily and admission is free.

Utilizing best practices from manufacturing industries, i.e. automotive and aerospace, which create some of the most sophisticated products, the FutureHAUS team's goal is to design and build modular structures that integrate smart technologies, energy efficient systems, and new materials. This factory produced, energy-positive home adapts to changing patterns of life and work in the near future. The long-term goal is to make buildings more efficient, more accessible, more livable, and more beautiful.

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