Solar Decathlon Europe is an International University Competition, promoted by the US government, which seeks research and development of efficient and sustainable housing. For this reason, twenty Universities around the world will compete to present a bioclimatic house project supplied mainly by solar energy. The innovation and the awareness are a fundamental part to create a positive impact on society.
Solar Decathlon UPV Team, with the Azalea Project, is representing Universitat Politècnica de Valéncia at Solar Decathlon Europe 2019 which will take place in Hungary. Universitat Politècnica de Valéncia is one of the most important technical universities in Spain. With 3 different campuses (Valéncia, Gandia and Alcoy), the UPV offers 40 bachelor's and master's degrees and 81 PhD programmes. In addition to regular lessons, students are encouraged to take part in transversal projects inside the UPVs Generación Espontánea programme. With more than 25 student groups the GE programme helps students to team up and think out of the box while putting their knowledge into practice.
We are a team of 30 students and professionals composed by different disciplines such as architecture, engineering and audiovisual communication. Our first step is contend in the Solar Decathlon Europe in Hungary 2019 with Azalea project.