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Empowerhouse Recently Featured in ClimateProgress Online Magazine

Two years ago, students from Parsons The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology worked together to design “Empowerhouse” as an entry for the US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon.  And now, Lakiya Culley and her three sons are living in the duplex home built by Habitat for …

GreenSource Magazine Names Empowerhouse a “Best Green House”

The GreenSource Magazine of Sustainable Design recently ran an article naming Empowerhouse one of the “Best Green Houses”. In 2011, students from Parsons School of Constructed Environments, Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at the New School, and the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey …

NEW CLASS Urban Communities: Washington DC / Solar Decathlon

Parsons has been chosen to advance towards stage 2 of the Solar Decathlon, a nation wide student competition.