Virginia Tech’s VT Solar scored the highest in both the Architecture and Dwelling categories. The south, east, and west walls are constructed of two panels of thin translucent polycarbonate, which was filled with aerogel insulation. LEDs, which can display a range of millions of colors, light the panels from within.  Photo 1 of 4 in Let the Sun Shine In

Let the Sun Shine In

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Virginia Tech’s VT Solar scored the highest in both the Architecture and Dwelling categories. The south, east, and west walls are constructed of two panels of thin translucent polycarbonate, which was filled with aerogel insulation. LEDs, which can display a range of millions of colors, light the panels from within.