Competitions are something that are usually ongoing in many different forms. It is not just restricted to sports or the arts. There are lots of different types of competitions within the various industries. Green design is becoming quite active in competitions.
The Benefits of Green Design Competitions
Aside from all the normal benefits that come with competitions, they are important because it’s a great way to create recognition for green design. It creates an interest in the public sector as well as within the industry. People are competitive by nature, and just being able to compete will stir more interest in green design. It can encourage new companies to form in this industry and existing ones to give more consideration to building with green sustainability.
Growth in Popularity
There usually has to be a growth in something before it becomes competitive. Green design has enjoyed substantial growth over the last decade. This growth has created an interest in green design competitions.
While there are many of these types of competitions surfacing, there are some that are becoming highly recognized and anticipated by both participants and their audiences. Here are some examples:
- The Green Dress
Green design is not just restricted to buildings and architecture as it includes furniture, clothing and many other products. One very notable green design competition is the “Red Carpet Green Dress.” This is where the celebrities sport their best dress that has a green design. The winning designer gets to have their creation worn at the Oscars.
- Green Carpet Challenge
This challenge revolves around getting some of the world-renowned designers to design their line with sustainable style using econ friendly components.
- DIY with IOU
This is within the Business to Business (B2B) marketplace and focuses on connecting designers with sustainable materials.
Aside from these, there are many other competitions. As the interest continues to grow, so will these competitive challenges, which can do nothing but good for this industry.