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The 2022 Green Good Desing Awards

The world’s first 3D printed bridge in Venice by Zaha Hadid Architects, a New York corporate office building roodtop by 3deluxe, a new Google Store by reddymade, the Dubai 2020 EXPO pavilion by Santiago Calatrava, urban transit shelters by MicroSoft and JC Decaux, sustainable vertiports for electric drones by Giancarlo Zema, cardboard homeless shelters by Atelier OPA, a new science and engineering center at Harvard University by Behnisch Architekten, the world’s first watch made from recycled coffee beans by Lars Hoffman for Lilienthal, urban cooling lounges by Pininfarina, 3D printed Zero Emission Utility Vehicles by EOOS NEXT, the first green urban IKEA store in Vienna by querkraft architekten, the world’s first lighting fixtures designed from recycled fishing nets by Signify, and sci-fi high altitude platform stations by Sceye, Inc.—all head the list of the new green products and projects awarded this year with Green Good Design.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS MAY 18, 2022. The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies jointly announce the winning buildings and product designs from a special GREEN edition of the GOOD DESIGN® Awards program for 2022.

For 2022, hundreds of product designs, graphics, architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning projects, together with visionary leaders, were submitted for GREEN GOOD DESIGN from over 40 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.

One The 2022 GREEN building and product designs can be viewed at The Chicago Athenaeum’s website: 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 over 70 years now, the Award has been given to everything and anything from a NASA space ship to a paper clip. In 2021, over 1,100 new product designs and graphics from over 50 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, 71 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 continues 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, a jury composed of The European Centre's International Advisory Committee selected over 150 new buildings, landscape projects, and product designs from over 30 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/CEO, The Chicago Athenaeum, dramatically indicates that the Green Movement is in full swing worldwide—from Singapore to Paris and Los Angeles. Architects and designers are quickly developing more and more interesting solutions to meet a more sustainable and ecologically correct future."

For 2022, awarded buildings, urban plans, and products from the following nations include: Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Malaysia, México, New Zealand, Norway, Republic of Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, The Netherlands, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, and Vietnam.

More impressive is the list of visionary companies and industrial design firms producing state-of-the-art appliances, transportation products, kitchens, housewares, fixtures, building products, electronics, lighting, floorcovering, office furniture by such leading global firms as:

3d printed design • Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG • Austria Federal Economic Chamber • Austria’s Federal Ministry of Digital and Economic Affairs • B&B Italia SpA • beMatrix • Bene AG • Brühl & Sippold GmbH • Carlsberg Group • China Overseas Land and Investment (COLI) • City of Dubai • Dell Technologies Inc. • Dreo Macro Pro Air Purifier • ERCO GmbH • EXPO 2020 Dubai • FILIPPI 1971 srl. • Fitbit LLC. • Flos SpA • FLOR at Interface • Framery Oy • Google, Inc. • Grohe AG • Guangzhou • EHang Intelligent Technology Co. Ltd. • HÅG AS • Harvard University • Holcim • HP Inc. • IKEA •Illu Stration by Mary-Ann Williams • JCDecaux North America, Inc. • Juice Technology AG • Kalon Studios • Keilhauer•Kidswell • Kotobuki Seating, Co., Ltd. • La Grangette • Lamda Development • Landscape Forms • Leonardo Da VinciNational Museum of Science and Technology • Lilienthal Lifestyle GmbH • LUUM Textiles • Micro Mobility Systems AG•Missouri State University • Nardi SpA • Neuland GmbH & Co. KG • New York State Office of Parks, Recreation andHistoric Preservation • Nobuhiro Hotta • Notpla Limited • Nucap Industries • Orange • OXO International • PalazzettiLelio SpA • Parador GmbH & Co.KG • Quality Edge • Ruwido Austria GmbH • Sanofi Aventis Deutschland GmbH •Sceye, Inc. • SENATOR GmbH • Signify • Sodastream International Ltd. • Softline A/S • Studio TK • The 3M Company •Teknion Corporation • TerraCycle • The Mohawk Group • The Ohio State University • Tupperware General Services N.V. •University of Arkansas • UYN Sports • Yurtbay Seramik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.

Leading international design, architecture, and landscape architecture offices were also honored:

1+1>2 Architects • 3deluxe • 3M Design • A+ Architects • Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture • Aidlin Darling Design •Andrew Jones Design • archimania • Architekten Stuttgart, Obermeyer Planen+Beraten • Arquitectonica • AtelierNomadic • Atelier OPA Co., Ltd. • Aube Shenzhen Architectural Engineering Design Co., Ltd. • BEHF Architects • BehnischArchitekten • BKSK Architects • BNIM • Brad Ascalon Studio NYC • BRAG arquitectos • Giancarlo Zema Design Group•Chain10 Architecture & Interior Design Institute • C.F. Møller Architects • DCA Design International Ltd. • Designworks,a BMW Group Company • doxiadis+ Architects & Landscape Architects • DP Architects Pte Ltd. • DPLUS Vietnam •EOOS Next GmbH • ETH Zurich and Computation • Flokk AS • Form4 Architecture • Form Us With Love • Formway•GAD Architecture • Giancarlo Zema Design Group • gronych+dollega architekten • HP Inc. • HKS Architects • ISAInternationales Stadtbauatelie • Jasper Morrison • Kati Meyer-Brühl • Kendall Heaton Associates • Kobi Karp Architecture& Interior Design Inc. • Kräftner Landschaftsarchitektur Green4Cities • Lars Hofmann • Leers Weinzapfel Associates •LibertyDotHome GmbH • Lissoni & Partners • Mackey Mitchell Architects • MARCARCH srl. • Mario Bellini Associati • MarkCavagnero Associates • MARVEL • MIA Design Studio • Modus Studio • Nacar Design • Neumann Monson Architects•NIHON SEKKEI, Inc. • OJB Landscape Architecture • OLIN • PBDW Architects • PearsonLloyd Design Ltd. • RichardBurck Associates, Inc. • Pickard Chilton • Pininfarina SpA • Plants + People • Quadriga • querkraft architekten zt gmbh •Raed Abillama Architects • Raffaello Galiotto Industrial Design • Reddymade • Sanjay Puri Architects • Sascha Sartory•SCAPE • Singapore-ETH Centre Future Cities Laboratory • Smart Design • SmithGroup • Smith-Miller + HawkinsonArchitects • STACKLAB • Stacy Wolff • Stephen Stimson Associates Landscape Architects • Studio Joseph • Superunion•Suzanne Tick • Swire Properties Inc. • Tamooz Ltd. • Tangu Architecture Sdn Bhd. • Tapio Anttila Collection Ltd. • The LAGroup • Thomas Schroepfer • TLCD Architecture • TODA • Toan Nguyen Studio • Towers | Golde • TYYZ • University of Arkansas Community Design Center • U.P.Space Landscape Architecture Design Consultants Co., Ltd. • V616, Public Design Lab • Wannemacher Jensen Architects, Inc. • Wejchert Architects • Zaha Hadid Architects.

This year, Stacy Wolff, Global Head of Design for HP Inc’s Personal Systems business and responsible for the company’s leadership and focus on design innovation and sustainability is honored as the "Green Designer of the Year."

The GOOD DESIGN Award is an internationally recognized seal of quality with a history that spans more than 70 years as the world's first and oldest and most prestigious awards programs honoring the best, most innovative, and cutting-edge design today.

Experts from around the world serve as the jury, which meets yearly to identify the best new entries in product designs enviroments, graphics, packaging and communication design.

The GOOD DESIGN follows the original program first developed in 1950 by Eames and Saarinen at MoMA that assesses each product individually and comprehensively to identify the entries with the most outstanding design quality.

The 2022 Green GOOD DESIGN winners are featured in an upcoming book entitled Green GOOD DESIGN 2022, which is published by Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd.

Copies of the book can be ordered through or The European Centre in Athens, Greece by contacting Konstadina Geladaki at +30/210 342 8512 or

For press photographs contact Fachanan Conlon at TEL/FAX: +353/(0)1-670 8781 or by email at

The deadline for GREEN GOOD DESIGN 2023 is January 15, 2023. For entry information, or or

About The Chicago Athenaeum ( is a global nonprofit education and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to provide public education about the significance of architecture and design and how those disciplines can have a positive effect on the human environment.

About The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies ( is dedicated to public education concerning all aspects of the built environment - from entire cities to individual buildings - including the philosophical issues of arts and culture that ultimately give the final shape to design. A high emphasis exists on contemporary values and aesthetics, conservation and sustainability, and the theoretical exploration and advancement of art and design as the highest expression of culture and urbanism.

Green GOOD DESIGN is a special edition of The Chicago Athenaeum's annual GOOD DESIGN Awards, which was founded in Chicago

in 1950 by Eero Saarinen and Charles and Ray Eames. The GOOD DESIGN logo was designed by Mort Goldsholl also in 1950.

Good Design® is a registered trademark of The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design in the US, UK, and EU.

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