Project of the modern dormitories for Solar Decathlon Europe 21/22!
About the project
Project FIRSTlife is the competition project of the Czech Technical University in Prague for the Solar Decathlon Europe 21/22. It aims at Feasible and Innovative Residences for Student Life.
FIRSTlife aims at the development of the new accommodation capacities for the focus group by extension of the existing buildings of dormitories. We are going to design and build our vision of modern Dormitories!
While sustainable and energy-efficient buildings are a frequently discussed topic that we deeply care about, this project is about much more to us. We project our own experiences and perception into it. The unavailability of apartments and high prices in Prague affect all the young people every day. The student dormitories capacity is deficient. These circumstances bring students to, lightly said, challenging life situations. Students, who have ever experienced living in dormitories, concur, that if any part of university student life deserves an improvement, it should be the dormitories. We know it, we have lived there.
We wanted building site number 8 and we got building site number 8. At Solar Campus lot selection, Lord Mayor of Wuppertal Uwe Schneidewind picked lot with FIRSTlife name soon enough, so we could call dibs on the exact spot we wanted for our house demonstration unit! Close to the ... Read more
Wuppertal, here we go again! This sums up the current mood of the FIRSTlife team. Our group, composed of both students and staff of Czech Technical University in Prague, is competing in Solar Decathlon Europe 2021, one of the main events dealing with sustainable, energy-efficient, and socially responsible development. And ... Read more
After a challenging year affected by world pandemic, we are truly pleased to announce that our team is back on the track towards Solar Decathlon Europe 21 in Wuppertal, Germany! SDE21 has been postponed as a reaction to the current COVID-19 pandemic, so the goal for our team is to ... Read more
Our faculty is from March 11th closed. We teach in a distance way. Thus, the preparation and consultation of the solution for SDE21 is also affected. In our team we do our best to meet the requirements for the first submission for the Design challenge. However, we could not start ... Read more