Smart houses: Rob Best at TEDxGunnHighSchool

Rob Best is the construction lead of Stanford’s Solar Decathlon program, a project dedicated to innovating housing that conserves energy. The Stanford Solar Decathlon program combines advanced technology with classic designs to create architecture that is sustainable for the future. As the construction lead of the program, Best is responsible for “com[ing] up with realistic concepts of how to connect the pieces of the home and safely transport and reconstruct every detail.” He is currently obtaining his master’s degree at Stanford.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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