This is a quick look to 2012 which company and products done the best in terms of innovation, energy efficiency, technology and life cycle of the product as well as keeps the visual aspect at the great scale!
The selection is about matching requirements of the all above, an objective outlook to the brands and products.
Client Ayuntamiento de Sevilla, Spain
SACYR, S.A.U., Grupo Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A., Spain
Design J. Mayer H. (Jürgen Mayer H.), Germany
Design also has Red Dot 2012 Best of The Best Award
The jury Statement is “The architecture of the Metropol Parasol impresses with its sensuous expressiveness: a combination of an innovative wooden structure with high-tech materials that turns into a multifunctional urban meeting space.”
ONE ORTAKOY ISTANBUL
ONE & ORTAKOY RESIDENCES AND SHOPPING CENTER, 2010
Ortakoy Istanbul, Turkey
Architects: Global Architectural Development (GAD), Istanbul, Turkey
The Green Good Design Award 2012
Innovative materials, solar technology and green roof concept rewarded.
MERCEDES-BENZ BIOME, 2010
Designers: Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Team, Carlsbad, California, USA
Manufacturer: Daimler AG, Sindelfingen, Germany
Design has Green Good Design Award 2012
The Mercedes-Benz BIOME is a natural technology hybrid, and forms part of our earth’s ecosystem. It grows and thrives like the leaves on a tree” according to Hubert Lee, Head of the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studios in Carlsbad. This year the competition had called for the creation of a vision of a safe and comfortable 2+2 compact car featuring good handling and a first-class design, and weighing only 1,000 lbs (around 454 kg/kerb weight).
ELECTROLUX VACUMM FROM THE SEA
Electrolux is unveiling five vacuum cleaners made from plastic waste collected from the world’s oceans. This marks the next phase of the Vac from the Sea initiative, launched by Electrolux earlier this year, with the aim of raising awareness about ocean plastic waste and inspiring consumers and industry to increase recycling efforts.
AXOR CITTERIO SINGLE HOLE FAUCET (TALL), 2010
Designers: Antonio Citterio And Partners, Milan (MI), Italy
Manufacturer: Hansgrohe AG., Schiltach, Germany and Alpharetta, Georgia, USA
Also Awarded By Green Good Design 2012
Design excellence combined with technology.
FLAMENCA LED TABLE LIGHTING
QIS DESIGN TAIWAN
Inspired by flamenco dancers,this is the excellence blend of Design and energy efficiency. The company has Red Dot Award last year by another design and sure this will add another.
BEST GREEN ACTIVIST
Not only top career she has, also as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programme she contributed spread eco awareness working on her educational animated series for the web. Congratulations!
INNOVATION OF THE YEAR
Motorcycle runs with chocolate!
A science team from Istanbul Technical University invented chocolate as energy source to run the motorcycle.
A kg of chocolate can run the motor about 1 km
Research still continues to rise the level of km.