Penn State wins Honorable Mention at Solar Decathlon Design Challenge

A Penn State student team won honorable mention in the Suburban Single-Family Housing Contest of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Competition on April 19.

See the story at Penn State News here.

Solar Decathlon Team

The 2019-2020 Penn State Solar Decathlon Team pictured with staff and faculty advisers.   Row 1, L-R: Kevin Plamenco, Kristina Barr, Luke Scanlon, Kristin Roy, Seth Truckenmiller, Tyler Breda, Jarrett Ballister Row 2, L-R: Teresa Pecher, Adam Figueroa, Boyuan Wu, Elizabeth Stefanelli, Emmanuella Bakare, Sam Howard, Shane Facciponti Row 3, L-R: Farhadi Fahimeh, Celina Deng, Holly Zimmerman, Khaled Khalil, Paul Pannasow, Xi Jin, Mark Pantalone Row 4, L-R: Puja Bhagat, Sarah Klinetob Lowe, Ali Memari, Lisa Domenica Iulo, Jonathan Wong

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About the Author

Lacey K Goldberg
Lacey Goldberg received her MLA in 2014 and is presently working on her dual-title Ph.D. in Architecture and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment, both from Penn State. There, she works as a researcher in the Hamer Center for Community Design and as an instructor in Landscape Architecture. Lacey’s graduate work has focused on the visual impacts of energy development, specifically natural gas extractive industries, and their effects on the scenic and cultural landscapes of Pennsylvania and other locales. Her current research focuses on utilizing crowdsourced data and developing procedures for integrating visual and cultural resource conservation into regional scale landscape management plans.
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