Posted in February 2013

The Power of Nerds!

The Power of Nerds!

The Daily Telegraph swung by to see Team UOW working hard on the Illawarra Flame house late last week and featured us in yesterdays newspaper! “Nerds have the Power…” began the slightly pride diminishing yet eye-catching headline! Well, we mightn’t consider ourselves nerds per se, but we certainly do seem to have the power. The Daily Telegraph, Sydney … Continue reading

Hanging out at Hangdog

Hanging out at Hangdog

We took a well-deserved break from construction this month for some serious rock climbing at a local indoor gym. Rock climbing is the perfect metaphor for the Solar Decathlon experience: on first glance, the challenge looks almost insurmountable: sheer, scary and certainly not safe… but after actually getting onto the wall, finding those footholds and … Continue reading

Illawarra Flame House Time Lapse

Illawarra Flame House Time Lapse

Ever wanted to see what happens when you mix a GoPro and Team UOW Australia? The time lapse building of a house, that’s what. I’m not going to lie, getting this together wasn’t easy. Let’s just say that a cherry picker was needed and many, many man hours converting photos to video, changing video formats, resizing the … Continue reading