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Imagine RIT Spotlight (May 2)

Sustainable House

Each issue of News & Events will feature a project to be showcased at Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival on May 2.

This week’s spotlight:

Sustainable House

Presenter: Habitat for Humanity

Brief description: RIT’s Habitat for Humanity, Engineers for a Sustainable World and President Destler have teamed up to build the first completely funded Habitat home.

How is the exhibit creative and/or innovative: Students are designing new ways to make the typical Habitat for Humanity house design more sustainable and more affordable.

Exhibit experience for visitors: Visitors can see the innovative floor plans as well as autoCAD and 3-D models of the house and watch a video compilation explaining the project.

For more information on the festival, visit www.rit.edu/imagine.


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