April 14, 2015 by metalab

PV-Pod is featured in a Architect Magazaine examining the progess made since winning the 2012 R+D Award. View the full article here.


September 15, 2012 by metalab

Metalab recognized for PV-POD on U of H website

July 23, 2012 by metalab

Mike Emery writes on Metalab's receipt of ARCHITECT Magazine's Research and Design Award for PV-POD, a solar panel mounting system designd for flat roof space, as well as several other accolades accrued by principals Vrana and Meppelink in affiliation with UH Green Building Components (UHGBC)

PV-POD: Architect Magazine’s 2012 R+D Award Winner

July 11, 2012 by Metalab Admin

Metalab along with our collaborators has been recognized with Architect Magazine’s Research and Design Award for 2012 for PV-Pod.

PV-Pod wins 2012 ARCHITECT Magazine R+D Award

July 10, 2012 by metalab

The PV-Pod makes the cover of ARCHITECT Magazine as the winner of the magazine's Research + Development Award 2012. Jurors Gordon Gill, Jinhee Park, and Martina Decker were impressed by the PV-Pod's practicality and simplicity.  

PV-POD @ Houston Permitting Center

June 05, 2012 by Metalab Admin

Some interesting news on the horizon...

Texas Architect spread on UH Green Building Components

November 10, 2009 by metalab

Texas Architect featured several University of Houston Green Building Component projects in its November/December 2009 edition. The article first chronicles the inception of the UHGBC and then feature press for early iterations of PV-Pod and SPACE from designers at Metalab and their student and industry collaborators.