MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — More and more we see stories that make us think, “The future is now.”

Take the futuristic house created by a team of faculty and students from Virginia Tech. Their ideas won the Dubai Solar Decathlon Competition.

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Now the team wants to take their ideas to market and change the way homes are built for the average consumer.

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The base model is a 900-square-foot, one-bedroom home — the FutureHAUS.

Homeowners would have the ability to add or remove bedrooms as their family grows or shrinks.

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Another unique feature, it recycles water.