Last week we posted about local teams being selected for the 2015 Solar Decathlon. ?Today, we’ll show you just what it takes to make a winning team:

A group of Austrian students from the Vienna University of Technology won the 2013 Decathlon– a competition to design and build the most cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive solar powered house. ?It took the group of Austrians three semesters to develop their house, which is completely powered by solar energy and also has an atrium.

Read more about the winning house here.