The HFT Stuttgart has been selected to participate in the international competition “Solar Decathlon Europe” (SDE21), the “solar decathlon” in Wuppertal, as one of 18 international teams. A HFT press release can be found here (German). Further press information provided by the organizers can be found here (German) or here (English).
From July to November 2011, our house home+ has been opened to the public in the city centre of Ulm, Olgastrasse 72. Here are some images of the opening ceremony (HWK President Anton Gindele, Mayor-of-Ulm
Ivo Gönner, Reinhold Müller, Jan Cremers). Further informationen on HFT Stuttgart’s project for the Solar Decathlon Europe 2010 can be found here.
‘home+, Solar Decathlon Europe 2010‘, managing project director at HFT Stuttgart, Start: November 2008, sponsored by the German Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie (BMWi) by appointment of the German Parliament (Bundestag),
3rd final rank overall, further prizes in the following categories:
1st prizes in »Innovation« and »Construction and Engineering«,
2nd prizes in »Appliances and Functioning« and »Solar Systems«,
3rd prize in »Sustainability«
‘Bauhaus.SOLAR Award’, final round and distinction, Erfurt 11-2010
Architekturpreis Gebäudeintegrierte Solartechnik 2011 – Sonderpreis Studentische Projekte (Architectural Award for Building Integrated Solar Technology 2011 – Special Award for Student Projects)
Thematic Pavilion Yeosu EXPO 2012, South Korea
1st Prize for international architecture competition (1,004 registrants from 74 countries all over the world, 136 entries)
Cooperation with Austrian soma architecture (Günther Weber, Kristina Schinegger, Martin Oberascher, Stefan Rutzinger) and D.I. Christoph Brandstätter ZT GmbH, Salzburg, Austria
Project has been built.
PTFE/Glass-Canopy with applicated photovoltaics (product ‘PV Flexibles’) of SolarNext AG / Hightex Group at Rimsting/Chiemsee. First application worldwide of PTFE/Glass applicated photovoltaics.
ETFE-Pneu (approx. 5m x 5m) with integrated photovoltaics (product ‘PV Flexibles’) of SolarNext AG / Hightex Group at Rimsting/Chiemsee. First application worldwide of ETFE integrated photovoltaics.