UVa Solar House - completed 2002

a collaborative student run project

Project Description

This solar powered house utilizes passive heating and cooling technologies along with photovoltaic and solar hot water collectors to achieve a fully functional 800 square foot, 100 percent sun powered home.



  1. Sun porch at early morning
  2. Building section perspective looking through bedroom and bathroom
  3. Bath
  4. Structural frame diagram
  5. Rooftop terrace over bedroom,  solar panels beyond
  6. Main dining looking towards entry and sun porch