Episode 6: Innovative Design from Dale, the SciARC-CalTech House

Student name: Ella Seal (Mechanical Engineering)
School: Cal Tech

In this Watt Trekker episode, we visit with Ella Seal, a Mechanical Engineering student at Cal Tech, to learn about their innovation house design on rails. The SciARC (architecture) and CalTech (engineering) collaboration again strives to design and build a never-been-done-before home.
The home optimizes space by allowing moving partitions and moving house sections to adjust to the needs of the occupant. Themes include engineering, collaboration, innovation, space-saving strategies, passive solar design.

To learn more about DALE visit the team website

This episode is sponsored by Pasadena Water and Power
For over 100 years, Pasadena Water and Power, a community-owned organization, has proudly delivered electricity and water to residents and businesses at reasonable rates. Pasadena Water and Power is committed to being a role-model and exceeding mandates for renewable energy by supplying 40% of our customers’ energy from clean sources by the year 2020.