PRISPA is the first and only Romanian team qualified at Solar Decathlon 2012, the most important worldwide contest to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. Placed 9th among the participating teams, PRISPA has been recognized as blending affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency. They believe that new architecture should combine tradition with contemporary technology. They also believe in a greener and more sustainable future for Romania.
Pierre Bortnowski will be joining TEDxBucharest 2012 on behalf of PRISPA, a team of 45 students from architecture, polytechnics, constructions and arts, to share the story of their adventure.