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Victor J. Papanek Social Design Award - 2011

We are inspired by Victor J Papanek

We are proud to share the news that the Open Green Map is a Winner of the first Victor J. Papanek Social Design Award!

As Victor's groundbreaking work helped to inspire the inception of Green Map System, we are delighted to be one of the four recipients of this prestigious new 2011 international award. Our Director will take part in the awards ceremony and exhibition opening in Vienna on November 9, followed by a conference celebrating the new Papanek Foundation. More details about the New York Design for the Real World Redux exhibit will be added here soon. read more »

Cape Town's IOC Olympics Sport & Environment Award

Cape Town at the IOC Award Ceremony

We are delighted to share this good news from the Cape Town Green Map project leader, Arne Purves, Professional Officer in the City's Sustainable Resource Management division:

"The Cape Town Green Map is proud to have been a part of the award winning 2010 Green Goal program, the environmental programme for the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup that was held in South Africa June/July 2010. Recognition from the IOC is a huge honor and has ensured that the City of Cape Town's 2010 Green Goal programme really sets the standard for "Greening" large sporting events into the future."read more »

Our App Wins! Treehugger Best of Green 2011

Treehugger Best of Green 2011 Winner!

Great News! Green Map wins Treehugger Best of Green 2011 in Science and Technology: Best Eco App for a Smart Phone!

We are delighted to share this news about our mobile tools and the newest Add a Site feature!

Special thanks to Té Baybute, Tom Turnbull, Akiko Rokube, Gottfried Haider, Stan Weichers, Eric Goldhagen and Mark Libumen at OpenFlows and Scott and team at Appmakr and everyone who contributed to the development of this project! read more »

Cape Town Green Map wins Golden Trash Award

The Cape Town Green Map was recently awarded a Golden Trash Award, receiving 2 Leaves!

The criteria for this award are:

We’re looking to celebrate the world of Green online. We want to award people and sites that are passionate about and ready to stand up for eco-issues that are relevant to today’s cyber communities and the world beyond that. We won’t accept just any old sites – your website is your online face and we expect it to look eco-good!read more »

Towson U Go Green Map wins Silver!

Towson University's Go Green Map

Great news from Jessica Ring, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design / Department of Art at Towson University and Green Map collaborator:

“The Student Green Map won a Silver award in the Going Green category of the 40th Annual University & College Designers Association Design Competition. The judges evaluated 52 entries in these categories, awarding 14 awards—2 Gold Awards, 7 Silver Awards and 5 Awards of Excellence. In total, 1,300 print, electronic media, and going green entries, awarding 237 awards in the those categories. A total of 6 Gold Awards, 18 Silver Awards and 213 Awards of Excellence were chosen.”read more »

Best Tool for Green Travelers!

Treehugger's Best of Green Award

We are delighted that our Open Green Map sustainability mapping platform has been selected by for 2010's Best of Green, and designated the Best Tool for Green Travelers!

There are now over 10,000 sites to explore! See more than 100 Open Green Maps on your desktop, mobile or iPhone!

Special thanks to the City of Oakland California for creating the Open Green Map featured by Treehugger - Oakland is also the first to test out data importing on the OGM platform.

Thank you Treehugger! Your coverage of Green Maps created around the world has been outstanding!

"中国大学生环保行动创意大赛" 广州大学城绿地图绘制与推广项目获得创意实现奖

Award certificates

绿地图绘制出版完成后,我们通过环教、公宣、义卖、图片展等方式宣传推广绿地图,并通过协会论坛、Green Map的网站、传媒等,让更多的人参与到项目中来。read more »

Finalist: Social Innovation Awards!

Social Innovation Award

Green Map System is pleased to be a Just Means - FT Social Innovation Awards finalist! We'll find out if we won in the Communications category on March 24th, and in the meantime, you can link to our entry, rich with images, pdfs and videos. You can also vote for us there!

Living Labs Global Award Winner!

Living Labs Global in Stockholm

The Open Green Map interactive mapping platform is a winner in the Living Labs Global contest, selected by Stockholm, Sweden's technology park, in the category of eServices for Citizens and Corporations.

Here is a link about the Award event. You can view our entry here.

We're honored and look forward to the opportunity to work with Stockholm's technology park, Kista Science City. We have a wonderful Green Map project in that city, led by Max Goldstein, Therese Kristiansson and colleagues!read more »



项目实施时间 2009.4——2009.12
项目实施地 华农校内及武汉某“绿色”社区
绿地图的成品经印刷出版后,将极大地推动社区创建生态小区的进程,也将使该社区成为武汉第一个低碳生活社区。read more »