2014 Solar Decathlon

For information about Maison Reciprocity, Appalachian State University and Université d’Angers’s entry into 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe, please visit www.reciprocity2014.com.

Team

Team Member
Joseph Armstrong
Team Role: Assistant Construction Manager
Hometown: Hendersonville, NC
Academic Background: Bachelor of Science in Appropriate Technology
Career Interests: Designing and installing photovoltaic and solar thermal systems
Personal Interests: Camping, fishing, hunting, playing guitar, building, working on cars, working outside, 4-wheeling
Team Member
Joseph Armstrong
Team Role: Assistant Construction Manager
Hometown: Hendersonville, NC
Academic Background: Bachelor of Science in Appropriate Technology
Career Interests: Designing and installing photovoltaic and solar thermal systems
Personal Interests: Camping, fishing, hunting, playing guitar, building, working on cars, working outside, 4-wheeling
Team Member
John Arnaud
Hometown: USA
Academic Background: Majoring in Building Science
Career Interests: Design Build Project Delivery, BIM, Getting a job
Personal Interests: Snowboarding, Ultimate Meal Time
Team Member
Craig Autry
Hometown: Bryson City, NC
Academic Background: Bachelor of Science with a concentration in Construction Management
Career Interests: The construction/plumbing business
Personal Interests: Football, fishing, music, family and friends
Team Member
Corey Brennan
Hometown: Moyock, NC
Academic Background: Majoring in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations
Career Interests: Entrepreneurship, PR, Advertising/Marketing
Personal Interests: DJ-ing, music, film
Team Member
Amiris Brown
Hometown: Many!
Academic Background: Bachelors of Fine Arts with a concentration in Graphic Design
Career Interests: Graphic design
Personal Interests: Art, communication technology, renewable energy, sustainablility
Team Member
Wren Bruton
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Career Interests: Sustainable construction and redevelopment, working internationally
Personal Interests: Photography, cycling, backpacking, traveling, coffee, good food
Team Member
Gina Butler
Hometown: Boiling Springs, NC
Career Interests: Working in the green roof and/or vertical gardens business, possibly teaching appropriate technology or sustainable living later in life
Personal Interests: Going to shows, gardening, cooking, reading
Team Member
Mason Campbell
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Academic Background: Majoring in Urban Planning
Personal Interests: Enjoying the outdoors
Team Member
Kevin Clark
Hometown: Cary, NC
Academic Background: Majoring in Appropriate Technology
Personal Interests: Music, food, couchsurfing
Team Member
Laura Clark
Hometown: Stuart, VA
Academic Background: Double Majoring in Building Science & Construction Management, Minoring in Business & Sustainable Development
Career Interests: Construction management, development
Personal Interests: Camping, Music, Farming
Team Member
Sammy Cortino
Hometown: Hickory, NC
Academic Background: Majoring in Electronic Media/Broadcasting, Theater Minor
Career Interests: Film, television, lighting design
Personal Interests: Magic, music, hiking, cooking
Team Member
Austin Crumpler
Team Role: Construction Team
Academic Background: Appropriate Technology
Career Interests: Ecologically intelligent design
Personal Interests: Travelling, Nascar, and big wrenches.
Team Member
Stacy Dixon
Hometown: Stokes, NC
Academic Background: Double majoring in Industrial Design with concentration in Product Design and Building Science with concentration in Construction Management, Business Minor
Career Interests: Construction Management, Furniture Design
Personal Interests: Beach, Hiking, Muscle Cars
Team Member
Chad Everhart
Hometown: Wilmington, NC
Academic Background: Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture, North Carolina State University
Career Interests: Architectural design concepts, building craft & tectonics, contextual design & construction strategies
Team Member
Ryan Fletcher
Hometown: Climax, NC
Academic Background: Majoring in Appropriate Technology
Career Interests: Sustainable architecture, solar thermal, geothermal
Personal Interests: Music, art, comedy
Team Member
Michael Germano
Hometown: Cary, North Carolina
Academic Background: Double majoring in Architectural Design + Appropriate Technology. Minoring in Urban Planning.
Career Interests: Urban Architecture
Personal Interests: Sports-football, soccer, snowboarding, and hiking.