Green Design Competitions

“Architecture School” Reality Show Premieres on Sundance

“Architecture School” Reality Show Premieres on Sundance

With the current vogue of reality tv shows sweeping the networks, we're excited to see one with an admirable humanitarian design mission. Architecture School is a new series that follows twelve

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BACK TO SCHOOL CONTEST: Win a Noon Solar bag!

BACK TO SCHOOL CONTEST: Win a Noon Solar bag!

It's mid August, the leaves are turning brown, and you know what that means! Fall is just around the corner and school is about to start up for students around the country. In the spirit of

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NSW Architecture Awards Announced: Gorgeous Oz-chitecture

NSW Architecture Awards Announced: Gorgeous Oz-chitecture

The winners of the New South Wales Architecture Awards were recently announced in Sydney. Of the 42 awards and commendations for outstanding design presented by the Australian Institute of Architects New

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The Prix Pictet: World’s First Environmental Photography Award

The Prix Pictet: World’s First Environmental Photography Award

Alberta Oil Sands #6, Tailings, by Edward Burtynsky Last month 18 of the world's leading photographers were shortlisted for the Prix Pictet, the first photography award dedicated to sustainability. Can

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Dwell + AIA How Green Are You? Contest Winners Announced

Dwell + AIA How Green Are You? Contest Winners Announced

Dwell and AIA teamed up to host the How Green Are You? Contest, meant to showcase green homes and renovations. As AIA says, the contest was meant to highlight the design innovations and sustainable

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The UniCube Sustainable Dorm Design

The UniCube Sustainable Dorm Design

Sheathed in walls of living green and resembling a pagoda emblazoned with a curving copper rooftop, this UniCube dormitory utilizes an impressive set of sustainable features to regulate its temperature,

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GREEN EARTH International Graphic Design Competition

GREEN EARTH International Graphic Design Competition

Following the success of the 2007 ‘Love Your Earth’ Competition, Designboom.com, The Design Association Japan (DA) and TOBU department store have joined forces to launch ‘Green Earth’, a brand new

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GreenScreen: Brilliant Carpet Sample Reuse

GreenScreen: Brilliant Carpet Sample Reuse

Even though they are plentiful and free, leftover carpet and wallpaper samples rarely find a purposeful second life. However, there is hope to “rethink, reuse and upcycle” the ever growing pile of

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Win a FREE Inhabitat Eco T-shirt – SIGN UP NOW!

Win a FREE Inhabitat Eco T-shirt – SIGN UP NOW!

Hey lovely Inhabitat readers! If you've been reading our website over the past week, you may have noticed that we are running a Summer giveaway contest with lots of great prizes to inspire you guys to

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SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Vote for Elmidae Eco Fashion!

SUSTAINABLE STYLE: Vote for Elmidae Eco Fashion!

We love smart green design competitions here at Inhabitat! Any opportunity to identify and support bold original talent is a mission that we take pretty seriously. Earlier this spring, we were onsite to

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INHABITAT SUMMER CONTEST: Greener Gadget Giveaway!

INHABITAT SUMMER CONTEST: Greener Gadget Giveaway!

The emergence of hot summer weather and sun-worshiping has inspired the latest and greatest Inhabitat contest: Summer Green Gadget Giveway. Over the next two weeks, we are giving away a bunch of great

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INHABITAT SUMMER CONTEST: Green Gadget Giveaway!

INHABITAT SUMMER CONTEST: Green Gadget Giveaway!

Summer is finally well under way and we are looking forward to getting a chance to appreciate the great outdoors and soaking up some summer rays. Any of you who have been reading Inhabitat for awhile

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GARDEN SPOTS: Renegade air gardening for NYC

GARDEN SPOTS: Renegade air gardening for NYC

Any of us who live in NYC know its not always the 'greenest' place - at least when it comes to flora and fauna and botanical spaces. Thats why we are enamored with TODO Design and DAS Studio's urban

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Lifecycle Building Challenge 2008 Open for Submissions!

Lifecycle Building Challenge 2008 Open for Submissions!

Do you have a green building idea that's bursting to break through? Now is the time to let it shine, as the Lifecycle Building Challenge is open for submissions! Currently in its second year running, the

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2007 AMD Open Architecture Challenge winners announced!

2007 AMD Open Architecture Challenge winners announced!

Architecture for Humanity and AMD recently announced the winners of its 2007 AMD Open Architecture Challenge. Each year the competition addresses architects and designers around the world, seeking

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BLOOM Seed spewing device for your bike!

BLOOM Seed spewing device for your bike!

The long-awaited competition results for the Design 21: Power to the Pedal contest have finally been announced, and although there are some outstanding and innovatively green winners in the top finalists

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REMINDER: One Good Chair Competition closes May 30th!

REMINDER: One Good Chair Competition closes May 30th!

image shows ‘Annie’ – the recycled shopping cart chair from Reestore Design Calling all eco furniture designers! All green ID geniuses! All chair connoisseurs! Here’s your chance

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METROPOLIS NEXT GENERATION 2008 Winner Announced!

METROPOLIS NEXT GENERATION 2008 Winner Announced!

The 2008 Metropolis Magazine Next Generation design competition challenged young architects and designers to create a sustainable solution to make the world better, and safer, with ideas related to the

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VOTE NOW & Judge Student Eco Design Competition!

VOTE NOW & Judge Student Eco Design Competition!

We love our design competitions here at Inhabitat, and today we are partnering with The New School Sustainable Design Review (SDR) in NYC, to help judge a student design competition for the much loved NY

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Millennium Promise Competition at Design21

Millennium Promise Competition at Design21

Social Design Network Design 21 has a brand new design competition, with a fantastic purpose! Hosted by the NPO Millennium Promise, your challenge is to create a campaign design, with the mission to

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ANNOUNCING: One Good Chair Competition!

ANNOUNCING: One Good Chair Competition!

image shows ‘Annie’ – the recycled shopping cart chair from Reestore Design Calling all eco furniture designers! All green ID geniuses! All chair connoisseurs! Here’s your chance

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PROJECT EARTH DAY 2008: Student Eco-Fashion Competition

PROJECT EARTH DAY 2008: Student Eco-Fashion Competition

The 2nd Annual Project Earth Day Student Eco-Fashion Show is coming up on April 24 here in NYC, and Inhabitat will be there scouting the runway for future eco-fashion stars and sustainable style

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DESIGN21 Competition: Power to the Pedal

DESIGN21 Competition: Power to the Pedal

Social design organizerion Design 21 recently launched an inspiring bicycle-focused design competition called Power to the Pedal. The challenge is to design a biking accessory or add-on for existing bikes

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Daekwon Park’s Superstructure for Sustainable Skyscrapers

Daekwon Park’s Superstructure for Sustainable Skyscrapers

Now in its fourth year running, the eVolo Skyscraper Competition takes future-forward architecture to its breaking point, unveiling a stunning array of new structural concepts by architects, engineers,

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SAN FRANCISCO IN 2108? – The Hydro-Net Vision of the Future

SAN FRANCISCO IN 2108? – The Hydro-Net Vision of the Future

San Francisco is already one of the greenest cities in the US, but check out this wild new concept from IwamotoScott Architects to completely remake the city into an ecotopia by 2108. The design,

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‘WHAT IF NYC?’ Competition Winners Announced

‘WHAT IF NYC?’ Competition Winners Announced

“What if….” The two-word phrase can imply both fear and anxiety as well as big ideas and hopeful possibility. And that was the idea behind the What if New York City? international Design

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Bake For A Change: Contest Winners Announced!

Bake For A Change: Contest Winners Announced!

Our good green friends at Terry, a sustainability project in Vancouver have finally announced the winners of their Bake For A Change sustainable gingerbread house contest! The competition was meant to

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GREENER GADGETS WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

GREENER GADGETS WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

The absolute highlight of our recent Greener Gadget Conference was our end-of-day presentation and live-audience judging of the Greener Gadgets Design Competition. Our favorite Core77 Editor-in-chief

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GREENER GADGETS 2008 WRAP UP

GREENER GADGETS 2008 WRAP UP

Our first-of-its-kind Greener Gadgets Conference took place yesterday in New York City, and was a smashing success! We were thrilled to get such a great and diverse line-up of speakers, representing not

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Win $2500 in Greener Gadgets Competition: ENDS TODAY!!

Win $2500 in Greener Gadgets Competition: ENDS TODAY!!

Calling all talented Inhabitat readers and product designers! ENTER OUR GREENER GADGETS DESIGN COMPETITION AND WIN $2500 > DEADLINE IS TODAY, SUNDAY JAN 27TH In order to qualify, work must be

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