Discover why SXSW Eco is an unsurpassed destination for architects and designers to learn, get inspired and make new and unexpected connections.
In light of our Place by Design Finalist announcement, we revisit some of the visionary projects that made waves at SXSW Eco 2015 and see what amazing work the designers are up to now.
We are proud to announce the 36 Place by Design Finalists, a group of diverse and talented artists, designers, nonprofits and startups who are rethinking the built environment for positive social and environmental impact, pushing our everyday public spaces to their full potential. Meet them and learn about their work,...
Is the built environment a catalyst for cultural generation? Architects Michael Ford and Bryan Lee are coming to SXSW Eco this fall to talk hip hop, design and social justice.
SXSW Eco’s Place by Design program celebrates art, design, tech and urbanism that rethinks how we use and interact with public space and drives social, environmental and economic impact. Join SXSW Eco's Place by Design program through various customizable opportunities available for sponsorship.
At SXSW Eco, our strength lies in the diversity and enthusiasm of the individuals who attend. We invite you to join the community we're building to share ideas, create collaborations and gain inspiration. Register by the end of the day for our lowest rate of the season!
This resident urbanist on the SXSW Eco team couldn't be more excited to attend the Congress for New Urbanism in one of the most exciting cities in the US: Detroit. If you're headed to Michigan catch up with us, or follow along to learn the newest trends in building better...
Applications to Place by Design will close Monday, May 30 at 11:59PM CST. Don't miss this opportunity to share your work to the Jurors and SXSW Eco Audience in one of the most fun and exciting events that will happen in October.
You now have the weekend to perfect your Place by Design submissions. Building off the energy of last year's breakout pitch competition, 2016's PXD has two additional categories for entry and added incentives provided by premier sponsor Southwest Airlines.
Public spaces are key to civic life, and when creatively designed and activated, have the potential to drive social, environmental and economic impact. Through their Heart of the Community program in partnership with Project for Public Spaces, Southwest Airlines has been a key player in bringing good public spaces to...