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Desert Rose Project Manual

Report


Type Of Work


  • Report

Abstract


  • The Solar Decathlon competition challenges teams of university students to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are innovative, energy-efficient and attractive. The University of Wollongong’s “Desert Rose” project involved students and staff from all five faculties and TAFE NSW, alongside of numerous industry partners. This team of students and staff have worked tirelessly to demonstrate the possibility of building a sustainable energy-efficient home that also meets the needs of an ageing population. Team UOW achieved second place overall in the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 competition along with 8 other awards. “The Desert Rose” is the first dementia friendly home in a Solar Decathlon.

    This report provides the reader with an overview of the Desert Rose House including the narratives that define the Desert Rose and the simulations used throughout the design process.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • McDowell, C., Ryan, E., Lin, W., Banfield, B., Ledo Gomis, L., Baghi, Y., . . . Robinson, D. (2019). Desert Rose Project Manual. Wollongong, NSW, Australia: University of Wollongong. Retrieved from http://desertrosehouse.com.au/

Web Of Science Accession Number


Place Of Publication


  • Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Type Of Work


  • Report

Abstract


  • The Solar Decathlon competition challenges teams of university students to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are innovative, energy-efficient and attractive. The University of Wollongong’s “Desert Rose” project involved students and staff from all five faculties and TAFE NSW, alongside of numerous industry partners. This team of students and staff have worked tirelessly to demonstrate the possibility of building a sustainable energy-efficient home that also meets the needs of an ageing population. Team UOW achieved second place overall in the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 competition along with 8 other awards. “The Desert Rose” is the first dementia friendly home in a Solar Decathlon.

    This report provides the reader with an overview of the Desert Rose House including the narratives that define the Desert Rose and the simulations used throughout the design process.

Publication Date


  • 2019

Citation


  • McDowell, C., Ryan, E., Lin, W., Banfield, B., Ledo Gomis, L., Baghi, Y., . . . Robinson, D. (2019). Desert Rose Project Manual. Wollongong, NSW, Australia: University of Wollongong. Retrieved from http://desertrosehouse.com.au/

Web Of Science Accession Number


Place Of Publication


  • Wollongong, NSW, Australia