Green Design Competitions

GREENER GADGETS LIVEBLOG: Inhabitat Reports Live From Greener Gadgets!

GREENER GADGETS LIVEBLOG: Inhabitat Reports Live From Greener Gadgets!

The 3rd annual Greener Gadgets Conference came to New York City yesterday to examine how we can make our gadgets and consumer electronics cleaner and greener. This annual conference is always chock full

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Inhabitat Reports LIVE From Greener Gadgets Today!

Inhabitat Reports LIVE From Greener Gadgets Today!

Today team Inhabitat is reporting LIVE from the Greener Gadgets Conference to bring you the latest as design and technology luminaries from around the world discuss the state-of-the-art in green

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EMPOWER: The Energy Generating Rocking Chair

EMPOWER: The Energy Generating Rocking Chair

We love gadgets that glean energy from everyday actions, so we were thrilled to find this energy-generating rocking chair among this year's 18 Greener Gadgets Design Competition finalists. Perfect for

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2009 Green Dot Award Winners Announced

2009 Green Dot Award Winners Announced

Transportation - Mission Motors Mission Motors is no newcomer to Inhabitat readers. Last year year their Yves Behar-designed superbike smashed the world land speed record for electric motorcycles, so

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GIVEAWAY: Pi Organic’s Sizzling Venus Lace Nighty (Worth $66)!

GIVEAWAY: Pi Organic’s Sizzling Venus Lace Nighty (Worth $66)!

Give your underwear drawer some extra oomph about with this saucy Venus Lace Nighty from Pi Organic. Made from 100% organic cotton, in your choice of red or black, we’re giving away one of these sexy

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GIVEAWAY: PACT Organic Cotton Undies for Eco-Lovers (Worth $42!)

GIVEAWAY: PACT Organic Cotton Undies for Eco-Lovers (Worth $42!)

Still have no idea what to wear on Valentine’s Day? Well, let us say that it’s what’s underneath all those clothes that really matters! We’ve teamed up with PACT to giveaway a sexy set of

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Turbine Light Illuminates Highways With Wind

Turbine Light Illuminates Highways With Wind

As more and more people across the world adopt cars as their primary mode of transportation, well-lit highways become increasingly important. But how can we sustainably power all those energy-sucking

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GOOD Magazine Launches Design Competition to Rebuild Haiti

GOOD Magazine Launches Design Competition to Rebuild Haiti

One of our favorite publications, GOOD magazine, has just joined forces with PRE and Studio X to launch a design competition to rebuild Haiti. The contest comes at a time when Haiti needs it the most, and

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Win a Hymini Portable Wind + Solar Gadget Charger!

Win a Hymini Portable Wind + Solar Gadget Charger!

Put green power in the palm of your hand! Having trouble keeping your gadgets charged on a daily basis? Ever had your cellphone run out of juice on you in the middle of an important day? You're in

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LAST DAY to Enter the Greener Gadgets Competition for $5000 in prizes!

LAST DAY to Enter the Greener Gadgets Competition for $5000 in prizes!

Only a few hours left to enter the greener gadgets competition! Have you dreamed up the next great green gadget that could change the world? Then enter it in the Greener Gadgets Design Competition for a

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Enter the Greener Gadgets Competition for $5000 in prizes – 2 DAYS LEFT!!

Enter the Greener Gadgets Competition for $5000 in prizes – 2 DAYS LEFT!!

The Greener Gadgets Competition Deadline is January 7th 2009! Can you believe that it's 2010 already? That means that the Greener Gadgets Design Conference is rapidly approaching on February 25th, and

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Digging Deeper: Design an Urban Agriculture Product or System!

Digging Deeper: Design an Urban Agriculture Product or System!

Digging Deeper: Building Blocks for Sustainable Design is an exciting competition that partners designers with the City of San Francisco to tackle real urban problems and find viable solutions. Launched

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LAST CHANCE to Win a NYC Skyline Mirror Made from Recycled Records!

LAST CHANCE to Win a NYC Skyline Mirror Made from Recycled Records!

COMPETITION ENDS TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT! We're ramping up our coverage of eco-conscious NYC restaurants, book stores, boutiques and parks here on Inhabitat and we're turning to YOU, our knowledgeable

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ANNOUNCING the Winners of the Inhabitat Green Halloween Costume Contest!

ANNOUNCING the Winners of the Inhabitat Green Halloween Costume Contest!

DRUMROLL PLEASE... The results of our Green Halloween Costume Contest are finally in! Thank you to everyone who entered - we couldn't be more psyched about the amazing homemade entries we got pouring

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LAST CHANCE to Vote for Your Favorite Green Halloween Costume!

LAST CHANCE to Vote for Your Favorite Green Halloween Costume!

Our Green Halloween Costume Contest ends TONIGHT at MIDNIGHT! Today is your LAST CHANCE to vote in our Green Halloween Costume contest, and the competition is fierce! Our top 15 amazingly crafted

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2009 World Architecture Festival Winners Announced

2009 World Architecture Festival Winners Announced

The 2009 World Architecture Festival took place this week in Barcelona, drawing great minds to discuss, learn, share and award excellent architectural designs and completed projects. This year's theme

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LAST CHANCE to enter our Green Halloween Costume Contest!

LAST CHANCE to enter our Green Halloween Costume Contest!

LAST DAY TO ENTER OUR HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST! The fun and frenzy of Halloween are officially over, but you still have one LAST CHANCE to submit your creative homemade costumes in our Green Halloween

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REMINDER: Don’t Forget to Enter Our Green Halloween Costume Contest!

REMINDER: Don’t Forget to Enter Our Green Halloween Costume Contest!

CALLING ALL HOMEMADE HALLOWEEN COSTUME CRAFTERS! The deadline for our annual Green Halloween Costume Photo Contest is approaching so fast that it's scary! We've gotten some awesome submissions so far,

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ANNOUNCING: Our Annual Green Halloween Costume Contest!

ANNOUNCING: Our Annual Green Halloween Costume Contest!

CALLING ALL CREATIVE COSTUMERS! It's that time of year again when all the boys and ghouls come out to play - Halloween!!! With the big night swiftly approaching and not much time on your hands, it may be

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SOLAR DECATHLON 2009: Cornell Silo House

SOLAR DECATHLON 2009: Cornell Silo House

Things really heated up this past few days as we inched closer to finding out who the winner of this year's Solar Decathlon would be, and in the end Team Germany's surPLUShouse stole the show. We were sad

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Win the “Ecouterre”: A $170 Limited-Edition Recycled Chain Necklace!

Win the “Ecouterre”: A $170 Limited-Edition Recycled Chain Necklace!

Want to win this dazzling $170 recycled vintage chain necklace? We're giving it away to one lucky reader on Ecouterre to celebrate the official launch of our dedicated eco-fashion website, Ecouterre! We

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INTERVIEW: Civil Twilight on their Sustainable Approach to Design

INTERVIEW: Civil Twilight on their Sustainable Approach to Design

Civil Twilight's lunar-resonant streetlighting is a project that won the top honor from Metropolis Magazine's Next Generation contest in 2007. But we were pleased (but not surprised) to discover that

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urbanSHED: Design a Better Sidewalk Shed and Win $10,000!

urbanSHED: Design a Better Sidewalk Shed and Win $10,000!

Heads up all engineers, architects, and designers in NYC! The urbanSHED design competition is looking for a better sidewalk shed, and they're giving away $25,000 in prizes plus the chance to construct the

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Michael Jackson Lives On In Blinged Out Wind-Powered Memorial

Michael Jackson Lives On In Blinged Out Wind-Powered Memorial

Michael Jackson will live on forever in our hearts through his music, but he also deserves a thriller of a memorial fit for a true king! In the wake of his untimely death, our friends at Bustler held a

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Enter the CLEAR VILLAGE Competition and Win €2,500!

Enter the CLEAR VILLAGE Competition and Win €2,500!

Image by Georg Parthen courtesy of HeyHeyShot Ever dreamed of designing your own eco village? Well, here's your chance to be an eco-visionary and maybe even win €2,500 in the process! The CLEAR

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Competition Offers $250,000 to Design Pedal-Powered Helicopter

Competition Offers $250,000 to Design Pedal-Powered Helicopter

Who knew that pedal-powered flight would have such a sudden resurgence in popularity? Recently we looked at a Dutch teenager who is making waves with his pedal-powered plane made out of balsa wood and

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LAST CHANCE to Win A Solar Bag in our Back-to-School Contest!

LAST CHANCE to Win A Solar Bag in our Back-to-School Contest!

THE DEADLINE FOR OUR AWESOME BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY IS TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT! If you've been reading Inhabitat the past couple weeks, hopefully by now you've read about our fabulous back-to-school

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2009 Index: Awards Showcase Designs that Improve Life

2009 Index: Awards Showcase Designs that Improve Life

Danish design consultancy Index: recently announced the winners of the 2009 Index:Award, an international design competition that highlights the scale of the problems we face globally, while rewarding

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BACK TO SCHOOL CONTEST: Win a $500 Solar Bookbag Prize Pack!

BACK TO SCHOOL CONTEST: Win a $500 Solar Bookbag Prize Pack!

Green your back-to-school regime with our eco-friendly giveaway contest! It's almost that time of year again when leaves start falling and students everywhere get ready to go back to school. To get into

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BACK TO SCHOOL CONTEST: Win An Awesome Solar Book Bag!

BACK TO SCHOOL CONTEST: Win An Awesome Solar Book Bag!

Get ready for school with our back-to-school green giveaway contest! Fall is just around the corner, and students everywhere are getting ready to go back to school. To get into the autumnal school

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