SXSW Eco Place by Design Application $25

Place by Design honors visionary projects that achieve a positive impact through the creation or re-imagining of public space.

The SXSW Eco Light Garden, an interactive public space installation during SXSW 2013. Photo by Aaron Rogosin.

Vibrant public spaces strengthen their surrounding communities and contribute to a sustainable future by becoming places people are proud to maintain. The SXSW Eco Place by Design Competition is open to a variety of projects that improve public space through a positive social and environmental impact. Apply now for the chance to get your work in front of the diverse SXSW Eco audience and win one of the Place by Design Awards.

The Q&A style application is open to four categories of projects: Conceptual, In Planning, Implemented and Student. The application addresses project and designer information, the designer’s intention and the social and environmental impact of the project. Please send any questions about the competition or application process to

Submissions end Friday, June 20th at 11:59 CST