In partnership with the German Federal Horticulture Show—BUGA 23—the Land Art Generator will launch a transformative renewable energy design challenge in March of 2022 with $40,000 in prize awards. To learn more, join BUGA 23: Platform at 6 PM Central European Time (12 PM Eastern Time) on Thursday, June 24.

As a part of the German Bundesgartenschau (BUGA 23) that will open in Mannheim in 2023, the latest LAGI design challenge brings together a number of themes and ideas for inspiration.

Just as a garden is a productive landscape for nourishment that also brings us joy and pleasure, how can we re-imagine our energy landscapes so that they too bring joy and pleasure for our communities?

LAGI 2022 will invite proposals for renewable energy systems designed with a social lens for a range of scales around the City of Mannheim—from the private garden to the city square.

LAGI 2022 Mannheim will expand what is possible using existing clean energy technologies to create beautiful, sculptural modules that can plug into the smart postcarbon city.

Selected design entries to LAGI 2022 Mannheim will be included in a new book to be published by HIRMER and featured in an exhibition at BUGA 23 with expected attendance in the millions. The top two designs as chosen by the jury will receive cash awards of $30,000 and $10,000 USD.