30 Sep '11, 8pm

Shine on: 2011 Solar Decathlon shoots for the stars [SLIDESHOW]

Shine on: 2011 Solar Decathlon shoots for the stars [SLIDESHOW]

The University of Maryland's WaterShed has a green roof and comes with a constructed wetland that filters grey water from the shower, dishwasher, and other household appliances. It's also designed to be a live/work space, so its inhabitants don't contribute to D.C. congestion. And this just in: It scored first place in the architectural design category.

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