Category Archives: Competition

Day 10-11 Washington DC

On Days 10 and 11, we are officially competing! Some of the contests we have competed in, include Hot Water, Lighting, Comfort Zone, Marketability, Architecture, and Engineering. The team remains confident, and morale remains high! The contests operate in such … Continue reading

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Day 9 – Washington DC

With assembly complete yesterday, we were able to begin the day with a media tour. Dozens of reporters crowded in front of the Solar Roofpod as it was presented to the media, from the outside. Media strolled through the Solar … Continue reading

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Washington DC – Day 8

Today, a series of events happened one after the other. The entire day, we had to finish up the interior and engineering systems of the pod, and clean up the site. Our trucks had to be loaded and sent off … Continue reading

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Washington DC Days 5-7

Saturday, Sunday, and Monday have been a complete blur. It has been a true race to get our house completed, and after a long shift, we feel confident. On Saturday, we received our City College clothing, courtesy of the Architecture … Continue reading

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Washington DC – Day 4

This morning, the first 12 students to arrive from the team were all females! This was a point of amusement for the day. The Team New York women huddled inside the pod, seeking refuge from the cold, and shared a … Continue reading

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Washington DC – Days 2 & 3

We began the morning by placing shim plates and jacks onto the site. Afterwards, we had to wait until our truck arrived with the steel dunnage. The truck took a little longer than expected, but when it arrived, we were … Continue reading

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Washington DC – Day 1

It’s been a long day, but after a quick meetup at The City College of New York, where both halves of our pod proudly stand, protected, and loaded onto flatbed trucks, we left in the morning and arrived in Washington … Continue reading

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