LUMENHAUS is the third solar house designed and built
at Virginia Tech as part of a research program begun
in 2002. An innovative design integrating architecture
and technology, the project won the international Solar
Decathlon Competition in Madrid, Spain in June of 2010.
January, 2012, it was announced that the LUMENHAUS has
won a 2012 AIA Honor Award for Architecture. This is
the first time this award has been given to a university
team. (information courtesy of www.lumenhaus.com)
information about Lumenhaus is available at www.lumenhaus.com
Thursday May 16, 2013
Social and Macados sandwich dinner: 6:30 PM
Tour of the Lumenhaus: 7:00-8:00 PM
& Guests $10.00, Students $5.00
let us know if you have any dietary restrictions
(vegetarian, dairy or gluten allergy, etc)
just behind Cowgill Hall at Virginia Tech
to Lumenhaus Blacksburg:
I-81, take exit 118 onto US-460 West
on US-460 West, passing the main campus entrance (Southgate
Drive), then take the next exit: Downtown exit (first
Prices Fork Rd. exit).
past the Holiday Inn (our normal meeting place), and
turn right onto West Campus Drive at the traffic light.
Follow to the bottom of the hill, and turn left onto
is available in either the Derring Hall lot or the commuter
lot after 5 pm (parking requires a permit before 5 pm,
parking available after 5 pm only unless using metered
Hall is beyond Whittemore Hall (electrical engineering
building closest to Perry Street) towards the backside
of Burruss Hall, and between Hancock Hall and Derring
Hall. We will have dinner on the deck of the Lumenhaus
unless weather changes our plans
the VMS IEEE website for updates.
by noon, Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Please specify the
number of attendees and any dietary needs or restrictions.
to Judge the Virginia Junior Academy of Science
Virginia Junior Academy of Science will hold its 2013
Research Symposium at Virginia Tech, Wednesday, May
22. Students in grades 7 thru 12 will report on original
research they have conducted. Judges are needed in all
fields. Follow the link above for details.