What:  The Virginia Tech ‘home of the future’ is back from the Solar Decathlon Middle East and beginning Wednesday April 3 will be set up and on display on the Drillfield.  FutureHAUS won first place overall, and the team earned top three in nearly all sub-contests in Dubai last November.  Student team leaders and lead faculty member Joe Wheeler will meet with members of the news media for tours and demonstrations.  

When:  Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

Where:  Virginia Tech Drillfield, near West Campus Drive

RSVP: Members of the media who plan to attend are asked to RSVP to Bill Foy at fwill55@vt.edu;

Interviews:  Joe Wheeler, architecture professor and lead faculty of FutureHAUS along with student team members will be available for group or one-on-one interviews.

Note: Public viewing and tours of the FutureHAUS will be available daily beginning Friday, April 5 from 12 noon to 6:00 p.m., and will continue until Sunday, April 28. 2019.  

Media Assets:

·         Interview with Joe Wheeler during setup

·         B-roll of setup (1:43)

Contact:  Bill Foy | 540-998-0288 or 540-231-8719 | fwill55@vt.edu

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