Mr. CHIP Goes to Washington
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Alternatively, Dwell editor Diana Budds put together a great slideshow of highlights from the 2011 Solar Decathlon here.

A highlight of last year's Solar Decathalon, the CHIP house was designed, built, and transported to Washington DC by a team of over 100 SCI-Arc and Caltech students. The unusual home is an effort to "address the contemporary issues or sustainability, energy efficiency, and affordable housing through a built work. To see what CHIP stands for and a lot more, click here.

The CHIP team offers a virtual tour here:

And a discussion of the house's architectural highlights is here: 

For more behind-the-scenes videos, check out the CHIP website's multimedia page.

A view of the 750-square-foot interior of the CHIP house, with "programmable cabinets" and soft foam vinyl furniture that's easy to stash and store.

A view of the 750-square-foot interior of the CHIP house, with "programmable cabinets" and soft foam vinyl furniture that's easy to stash and store.

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