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3December 2015

01 Day to Go – Final Push

We’re nearly there! We downed tools at 6am this morning in preparation for inspection and sensor installation. The inauguration will take place this evening before the Solar Villa is opened to the public tomorrow. We have from 10pm tonight until 6am tomorrow to finish. One last push.

2December 2015

02 Days to Go – Raising the Roof

We finished the roof, the crane arrived, lifted it up and it didn’t break. Finally we have a structurally sound roof!

1December 2015

03 Days to Go – Constructing the Roof

After discovering in Bogota the structure wouldn’t suffice, we’re now making a second attempt at constructing the roof. We will never take structural engineers for granted again!

30November 2015

04 Days to Go – Everyday Progressing

We all loved the idea of winter in the sun…until we had to work in it. We’ve been seeking refuge in the Solar Villa cafe a lot recently, today we used it to discuss how to construct the ramp before actually building it. With the external canopy arches are also in good progress, it’s certainly […]

29November 2015

05 Days to Go – Dawning of a New day

Watching the sun rise over the Solar Villa this morning. We’re now half way through our assembly phase, only 5 days to go until all houses are opened to the public!