SJT/UIUC solar decathlon team decision presentation

SJT/UIUC team with photos of entry, “Waterside Cube” at the Second Solar Decathlon China

The Second Solar Decathlon China, co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and China National Energy Administration, comprised twenty-two teams from forty-one schools in ten countries/regions competing in Dezhou, Shandong Province in 2018. Team SJT/UIUC is a joint Team from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).
SJT/UIUC’s entry, the “Waterside Cube” (left and below) Solar decathlon SJT-UIUC waterside cubetook dwellings in the southern part of Yangtze River as its prototype. The design draws from traditional Chinese homes, especially in their passive energy-saving technologies. The goal was to combine new technologies and folk design ideas in order to save energy and improve the surrounding environment.
Following are the final contest results for team SJT/UIUC: Overall – 8th, Energy – 5th, Architecture – 7th, Commuting – 7th, Innovation – 8th, Market Appeal – 8th, Comfort Zone – 8th, Engineering – 9th, Communications – 11th, Home Life – 15th and
Appliances – 12th. Results from all the teams are found here: