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2013/10/10 | all news, photogalleries,
LISI is currently standing in Orange County Great Park. If you are in the vicinity, do come by and visit Team Austria. http://www.solardecathlon.at/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/01_finished-359×240.jpg 359w” sizes=”(max-width: 920px) 100vw, 920px” /> http://www.solardecathlon.at/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/02_finished-359×240.jpg 359w” sizes=”(max-width: 920px) 100vw, 920px” /> http://www.solardecathlon.at/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/03_finished-359×240.jpg 359w” sizes=”(max-width: 920px) 100vw, 920px” /> http://www.solardecathlon.at/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/04_finished-359×240.jpg 359w” sizes=”(max-width: 920px) 100vw, 920px” /> http://www.solardecathlon.at/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/05_finished-359×240.jpg 359w” sizes=”(max-width: 920px) 100vw, […]
 
2013/10/09 | all news, photogalleries,
LISI consists of more than 90% of wood. Starting with conventional construction wood, LISI also uses wood fiber and cellulose as thermal insulation and tree bark as wall finishing. Even her furniture makes use of this raw material. LISI combines virtually all parts of the tree – from the bark to the core. With the […]
 
2013/10/09 | all news,
Where is the dividing line between indoors and outdoors? When you are looking at LISI, Team Austria’s building at the Solar Decathlon, this is very hard to say. The main architectural idea of the building is the seamless connction between the spacious living room and the patios in the north and south of the building. […]
 
2013/10/07 | all news, Uncategorized,
Building an eco-friendly house is not only about photovoltaics and energy efficiency. Team Austria put much emphasis on selecting the right materials. More than 90% of LISI is made of wood. This is one of the main reasons why it is such an excellent example of eco-friendly construction. „Everything that can be made of wood […]
 
2013/10/06 | all news, newsletter9, Uncategorized,
Cities here in Southern California are quite different from European metropolitan areas. That is an observation, every European participant at the Solar Decathlon is bound to make. Instead of densely populated city centers there are large suburban areas. Instead of walking to the supermarket around the corner, people take the car to go the the […]
 
2013/10/06 | all news, newsletter9, videos,
We present to you the third and final video of our 9 day assembly time. It covers the three last days including installing all finishes, setting up the interior as well as cleaning of the construction site. Enjoy! Video by Peter Bessler, Dietmar Hatzenbichler, Wolfgang Hüller. For Solar Decathlon Team Austria -–University of Applied Sciences […]
 
2013/10/05 | all news,
LISI, Team Austria’s house, was designed to look elegant, simple and inviting. To the untrained eye, it may not look like a high-tech building. „What matters in architecture is the people“, says Karin Stieldorf, the Austrian team leader. „Of course, technology is important too, it has to work perfectly, but we do not show it […]
 
2013/10/04 | all news, Uncategorized,
The Solar Decathlon takes ten days and it consists of ten different contests. In each contest, a maximum of one hundred points can be gained. The scoring, however, works differently in different categories. There are five “measured categories”: In the comfort zone contest, the teams have to keep the temperature and humidity in their houses […]
 
2013/10/04 | all news, videos,
Here’s the second video of a three part exploration of Team Austria’s construction period. The days four to six have shown some amazing progress. Video by Peter Bessler, Dietmar Hatzenbichler, Wolfgang Hüller. For Solar Decathlon Team Austria -–University of Applied Sciences St Poelten, Vienna University of Technology, University of Applied Sciences Salzburg Campus Kuchl, Austrian […]
 
2013/10/02 | all news, construction, photogalleries,
The last day of the construction has begun. By 12 o’clock midday, LISI has to be finished, decorated and polished. Everybody rallied one more time. The entire Solar Decathlon Team Austria was present at the building site in order to finalize LISI. While the terrace was still receiving its final touch and presentation posters were […]
 
2013/10/02 | all news, construction, photogalleries,
The plants have arrived. The eighth day of our assembly is dominated by the color green. 365 plants from the AKI nursery made it onto the building site and – with a painstaking attention – were placed in the appropriate flower boxes. Furthermore, the green walls in the north and south were stocked with herbs […]
 
2013/10/01 | all news, construction, photogalleries,
The LISI building site is alive. Small groups of Austrian decathletes are hustling. No matter where you look, you’ll find someone working at every nook and corner – surfaces are being fixed, lighting mounted and floor modules installed. It almost seems as if everything is happening at once, and that is quite possibly the case. […]
 
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