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We, the team levelup are proud to be a part of the Solar Decathlon competition.

As an interdisciplinary team of 100 students, we are tackling the most pressing issues of urbanity for the first time: creating affordable housing, transformation to a climate-neutral building stock (by 2050) and sustainable use of resources. With the help of cooperations with partners from business and research, we will plan and realize the building of the future within the next two years.

our vision: levelup ... your living

Our concept of adding storeys to buildings uses prefabricated, standardized wood construction elements with attractive architecture. Modular timber construction creates cost-effective, and flexible living space without having to build on greenfield areas. The modular construction can be flexibly adapted to the individual requirements that different phases of life demand. 

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Cost-effective addition of stories using prefabricated, standardized, wood construction elements with attractive architecture.

Sustainability is at the forefront of the con- struction process. The use of recyclable natural materials such as wood, communal green spaces and green facades assure that sustainability is achieved.

Innovative and barrier-free interior design with lots of convenience and high functionality in lighting design, and in the kitchen and bathroom areas.

Residents in different phases of life live together and form a community that supports each other by sharing services and goods. Green community areas on the roof and sharing con-cepts strengthen the feeling between neighbours.

The goal of reducing CO2 emissions through energy efficiency is achieved by cutting edge roof and facade design, fitted with solar modules and the creation of digital energy transparency for builging residents.