This project profile is part of a series from ARCHTECT and providing a sneak peek at the designs in progress for the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, taking place Oct. 3-13 in Irvine, Calif. Project descriptions and videos are provided by each team.

Team USC: Our world is changing fast. Change, in fact, is ubiquitous in our contemporary experience. Climate change, social change, technological change, cultural change, and change in the formation of the nuclear family are prevalent, not only in Southern California, but also as part of a global condition that defines life in the 21st century. USC’s fluxHome™ celebrates this idea with a flexible, open plan strategy that can easily be adapted to accommodate the diverse lifestyles and demographics that typify Southern California, and a transformable wall and roof system that modulates sunlight, air, and privacy. Click here to read more.

Click here for a master list of all team previews.