Building on their success on this side of the Atlantic, Maison Reciprocity, Appalachian State University Appalachian had one of the first teams to assemble its house, and the design has garnered the attention of the media, according to Mark Bridges, communications manager for the project. Bridges reported that students have been busy conducting VIP tours of the house and also will give tours to the thousands of visitors expected to visit Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 before it concludes July 14th.