Topic: School of Architecture

Students Build Solar-Powered Home

Oct. 8, 2015
Students designed and built a solar-powered home for the 2015 Solar Decathlon.

More than 60 students from The University of Texas at Austin and the Technische Universität München (TUM) in Germany have spent two years imagining how to power our homes and keep our day-to-day lives running on light from the sun. Now, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon, the solar-powered home they designed and built is on display in California, where judges will score the team's work.

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UT Austin Students Build High-Efficiency, Solar-Powered Home

Aug. 31, 2015
Nexushaus Rendering

A team of students from the Cockrell School of Engineering and the School of Architecture at UT Austin and the Technische Universität München (TUM) in Germany will showcase Nexushaus, a modular, solar-powered home they designed and constructed for the U.S. DOE's Solar Decathlon competition.

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Beyond Textbooks: High-tech Tools Help Students Build

Feb. 2, 2015
Beyond Textbooks: High-tech Tools Help Students Build, Create

From robot parts to works of art, maker spaces across the Forty Acres are inspiring students. Check out where students are bringing their ideas to life.

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Students Roll Out Projects on HornRaiser UT's First Crowdfunding Platform

Dec. 4, 2014

Students at The University of Texas at Austin are taking advantage of HornRaiser, the university's first crowdfunding platform, to garner community support for innovative extracurricular projects that embrace the university's motto, "What Starts Here Changes the World."

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UT Austin Architecture Student Wins Rhodes Scholarship

Nov. 6, 2014

University of Texas at Austin architecture student Jessica Glennie has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most prestigious graduate scholarships in the world.

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