FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Heather Fagan, 407.246.3423
Cassandra Lafser, 407.246.2182
CITY OF ORLANDO WANTS YOUR VISION
City of Orlando Launches Envision 2040 Design Competition
As part of Orlando’s sustainability initiative, Green Works Orlando, the
City has launched a design competition, Envision 2040. The competition
aims to engage the public to illustrate through drawings, renderings and
pictures what a “greener” Orlando will look like in the future.
Envision 2040 provides an opportunity for professional, student,
national and international designers to showcase their skills while
promoting awareness about Orlando’s sustainability goals. Entries should
illustrate the key areas of focus the City’s sustainability initiative
is working to address, including:
Now through March 18, 2013 – Registration submission period.
Registration forms must be emailed by 5 p.m. (EST) on March 18, 2013 to
receive a Registration ID number.
April 15, 2013 – Entries are due by 5 p.m. (EST) on Monday, April 15,
2013. Submissions will be posted on the City of Orlando Green Works
Orlando website for public input.
April 22 through April 26, 2013 – Jury review. Public’s Choice review.
May 2013 – Winners announced.
Anyone 18 and older– local, national, and international – may enter the
competition. Entries will be accepted from groups or individuals.
Architects, planners, landscape architects, design professionals,
artists, citizens, and students over 18 who are creative and advocates
for a sustainable future of the City of Orlando are all encouraged to
participate. Limit one entry per person or team. City Employees, Green
Works Orlando Consultants and Task Force members, or sponsors are
There is no fee for registration. Once a completed registration form is
emailed to Greenworksorlando@cityoforlando.net, a number will be
assigned to your submittal. Submissions without a registration ID will
be disqualified. Applicants must select what category they intend to be
judged – General or Student. Only college students or teams registered
at a design related educational program are eligible for the Student
Excellence category, however, students may choose to be judged in the
General category. Each applicant or team can only be judged in one
category, but not both.
This is a digital competition and hard copy proposals will not be
accepted. All submissions must be sent via email to the following
Registration ID number.
Up to 2 PDF images, renderings, digital art, drawings, or similar files.
File limit 5MB each. Maximum 18”x24” production size. Registration ID
number must be included in all file names in the following format:
A one-page description of the Vision, with file names in the following
Names, logos, or other identification of the Team or Individual shall
not be included in images.
Registration forms and more information can be found at
For any questions about the Envision 2040 design competition email
Envision 2040 is part of Green Works Orlando, the City’s sustainability
initiative to engage everyone who lives, works and visits Central
Florida in the effort to “go green.”
To engage more residents in the City’s sustainability efforts, Orlando
has launched greenworksorlando.com This interactive forum allows Orlando
residents to provide feedback and further the ideas of other residents
as to how to continue to make Orlando a more sustainable and livable
community. These suggestions will be used as the foundation for
Orlando’s future sustainability plans.