List of pioneering solar buildings

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The following buildings have been recognized as being of international significance in pioneering the use of modern engineered solar building design:

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  11. ^ First Commercial Solar Building Marks 50th Anniversary 
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  14. ^ Mother Earth News (November–December 1979), Harry Thomason - Solar Energy (Plowboy Interview) 
  15. ^ Porteous, Colin; Kerr MacGregor (2005). Solar architecture in cool climates. Earthscan. pp. 88–89. 
  16. ^ Mother Earth News (July–August 1973), Steve and Holly Baer: Dome Home Enthusiasts (Plowboy Interview) 
  17. ^ "He warms his house with barrels of heat". Popular Science. Oct 1973. 
  18. ^ Mother Earth News (September–October 1976), Harold R. Hay: Solar Pioneer (Plowboy Interview) 
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  22. ^ Passivhaus Institut 
  23. ^ a b Rolf Disch Solar Architecture - Architect's website
  24. ^ World Architecture Awards - Arup’s education project is a triple award winner