The Green Map has been nominated for the INDEX's* - Design to improve Life for the category Social Networks for the year 2009.  Furthermore the Open Green Map ( has been nominated for the international prize in the category Community. See more on

„See the world from a fresh and greener perspective with these interactive maps that explore and highlight local natural, cultural, and green living sites, thereby encouraging sustainable resources and greener choices. 

As a social mapping platform, it encourages everyone to participate with images, insights, and impact assessments in any language, generating evolving maps with rich, sharable data that is easily available, updated, expanded, and explored in online, mobile, and custom formats.“

Designed by: Green Map System.
Design team: Carlos Martinez; Beth Ferguson; Wendy Brawer; Gottfried Haider; Madeleine Goldfarb; Thomas Turnbull; Yelena Zolotorevskaya; Miikka Lammela; Yoko Ishibashi.
Additional Credits: Green Mapmakers Worldwide (map creators); Open Green Map users (content contributors). is is the maker of the Icelandic Green Map appearing on this site in collaboration with the University of Iceland

INDEX Design Centre is located in Copenhagen. INDEX:'s mission is to ensure more Design to Improve Life of higher quality in the world. Therefore they inspire, collect, advocate, communicate, evaluate, connect and discuss Design to Improve Life globally. 

Photo: Wendy Brawer founder of greenmap with some of Green Map's team viewing Open Green Map.

July 26, 2009
Guðrún Arndís Tryggvadóttir „Græna kortið tilnefnt til „Hönnun fyrir betra líf“ verðlauna INDEX“, Náttú July 26, 2009 URL: [Skoðað:July 25, 2024]
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breytt: July 27, 2009