The Green Design 100 for 2013: Build A Better World Now.

Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, the one that awarded Invitrum base unit system in 2010, announce the winning buildings and product designs from a special edition of the GOOD DESIGN™ Awards program for 2013.

100 product design, graphics, architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning projects, together with visionary leaders, foundations, and government, were awarded GREEN GOOD DESIGN from 18 nations. Under the banner, “Build A Better World Now,” designs for buildings and products that emphasize the most advanced “Green Approach” and the most sophisticated methods and technology to make the most positive impact on the environment were cited and awarded.

The 2013 GREEN 100 awarded building and product designs can be viewed at The European Centre’s website: Founded in Chicago in 1950 by Eero Saarinen and Charles and Ray Eames, GOOD DESIGN remains the oldest and most established awards program for the most innovative and visionary new product design worldwide. For almost 60 years now, the Award has been given to everything and anything from a NASA space ship to a paper clip. In 2012, over 700 new product designs and graphics from over 48 nations were recognized with the distinguished GOOD DESIGN Award. The world’s most prominent FORTUNE 500 companies use the GOOD DESIGN logo in the branding of their products, which has become a strong and effective mark of public recognition of Design Excellence globally.

Now, nearly sixty-five years after the founding of GOOD DESIGN, The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have now launched a special edition of GREEN GOOD DESIGN to focus on the most important new international products and buildings and construction and planning projects that are leading the global way to a design that is fully sustainable and compatible with the highest standards of good environment.

This year, the program received hundreds of submissions from over 35 countries. A jury composed of The European Centre’s International Advisory Committee selected 100 new buildings and product designs from 18 nations as a new design direction for an even greater, more heightened awareness to protect the world’s natural resources and the manufacturing and end-user’s growing concerns for a healthy ecology and human environment. Conserve, reuse, retrofit, and recycle are prominent themes running across each awarded new product and building design.

“This program,” states Christian K. Narkiewicz-Laine, Museum President, The Chicago Athenaeum, dramatically indicates that the Green Movement is in full momentum worldwide—from Singapore to Vietnam to New York. Architects and designers are quickly developing more and more interesting solutions to meet a more sustainable future.”

For 2013, awarded buildings, urban plans, and products are:

1+1>2 International Architecture JSC  Hanoi, Vietnam

3M Company St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

A&D Wejchert & Partners Dublin, Ireland

Adobe Systems Incorporated San Jose, California, USA

American Standard Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

Anker-Teppichboden Gerbr. Schoeller GmbH + CO. KG

Dueren, Germany ARCADIS Architectuur Stations &

Transferia Amersfoort, The Netherlands

Architecture For Humanity San Francisco, California, USA

Artefact Seattle, Washington, USA

Beijing Tsinghua Urban Planning & Design Institute Beijing, China

Bibs Industrial Design Consultancy Munich, Germany

Bluelounge Singapore, Republic of Singapore

BMW AG Munich, Germany

BMW DesignWorks USA Newbury Park, California, USA

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA

Broan-NuTone LLC. Hartford, Wisconsin, USA

brühl & sippold GmbH Bad Steben, Germany

Burgos & Garrido Arquitectos Asociados Madrid, Spain

Cannon Design Arlington, Virginia, USA

Centre For Green Cities-Evergreen Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Center for Sustainable Landscapes Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

CHANG Architects Singapore, Republic of Singapore

City of Beijing Beijing, China

The Coca-Cola Company Atlanta, Georgia, USA

CSL® (Creative Systems Lighting) City of Industry, California, USA

Daimler AG Carlsbad, California, USA

Sindelfingen, Germany Darren Judd Market Deeping, Great Britain

DD DemirDokum Istanbul, Turkey

Design Tech Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Diamond and Schmitt Architects Toronto, Ontario, Canada

DN Design Team, DN ApS Aarhus, Denmark

du Toit Architects Limited Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ehrlich Architects Culver City California, USA

Etón Corporation Palo Alto, California, USA

East Bay Center for the Performing Arts San Francisco, California, USA

exeron GmbH Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Extremis NV Poperinge, Belgium

Fionia Lighting A /S Søndersø, Denmark

fuseproject San Francisco, California, USA

GAD & Gokhan Avcioglu Istanbul, Turkey

Gessner AG Zurich, Switzerland

Global Store Development InHouse Architects Starbucks Coffee Company Tukwila, Washington, USA

Heldele GmbH Ammerbuch, Germany

Hroomi Tahara Milan, Italy

ingenhoven architects GmbH Duesseldorf, Germany

IVG Development GmbH Munich, Germany

Johnsonite A Tarkett Company Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA

Keramik Laufen AG Laufen, Switzerland

Koncept Technologies Inc. Monrovia, California, USA

kubota & bachmann architects Zürich, Switzerland

Louise Braverman, Architect New York, New York, USA

LOOK Architects Pte. Ltd. Singapore, Republic of Singapore

Luis Vidal + architects Madrid, Spain

Lunar San Francisco, California, USA

Mark Cavagnero Associates San Francisco, California, USA

Mats Inc. Stoughton, Massachusetts, USA

Mercedes-Benz Research & Development Carlsbad, California, USA

Sindelfingen, Germany

Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs Seoul, Korea

Municipality of Madrid Madrid, Spain

Native Trails Studio City , California, USA

NELSON Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Novo Nordisk A/S Bagsvaerd, Denmark

Ogilvy & Mather Singapore, Republic of Singapore

Palomba Serafini Associati Milan (MI), Italy

Pomona College Claremont, California, USA

Porcelanosa Group Madrid, Spain

PUMA AG Herzogenaurach, Germany

Questto|Nó São Paulo, Brazil

RMIT University Melbourne, Australia

Sean Godsell Architects Melbourne, Australia

SeARCH, B.V. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Starbucks Coffee Company Seattle, Washington, USA

steidle architects Munich, Germany

Stéphane Maupin & Partners Paris, France

Storm Design Gadevang, Denmark

Studio Demetzarch Brixen, Bressanone (BZ), Italy

Tianjin Institute of Landscape Planning and Design Tianjin, China

TEAM 7 Natürlich Wohnen GmbH Ried im Innkries, Austria

Teknion Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Verizon Innovation Center Waltham Massachusetts, USA

Whipsaw, Inc. San Jose, California, USA

WOHA Singapore, Republic of Singapore

Zumtobel Licht GmbH Dornbirn, Austria

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