SAN FRANCISCO — PG&E and the American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) today (Oct. 23) announced the winners of the fifth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building design. The competition has awarded the six student and professional winners with a total of $25,000 in prizes.
For the fifth year of the PG&E-sponsored competition, contestants designed a hypothetical ZNE building on University of California, San Francisco’s (UCSF) Mission Bay campus. Winners were chosen out of over 30 entries that designed plans for multi-family housing that will be a ZNE structure — which produces as much clean energy as it uses during a year through a combination of energy efficiency and on-site renewable energy generation. (more…)Read More