Land Art Generator “Renewable Energy Can be Beautiful”


The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) helps design renewable energy infrastructures that are also beautiful places for people.

Let’s work together to fight climate change while we also celebrate human culture and creativity. By doing so, we can inspire a more rapid and equitable energy transition.

LAGI 2022SITE TYPOLOGY:modular explorations & scalable solutions

LAGI 2022 Mannheim is open! Submissions will be accepted through September 4, 2022.

The Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) and the German Federal Horticulture Show (BUGA 23) invite you to design a unique work of art that uses renewable energy technology to support sustainable human thriving, supplying clean megawatt-hours to the City of Mannheim.

To start, click on the Registration & Submission Portal link above. If you've entered a LAGI design challenge previously, your login information should still work. Otherwise, click on the "Register" link at the top of the page and set up a new account.Registration is free and provides you with access to all of the documents you'll need to start designing including:

  • site boundary drawings
  • site photos
  • meteorological data
  • and more

There you will also find a link to the page where you will upload your submission and a link to the Q+A document that will be updated as questions are answered. You can send your questions to

Following the September 4, 2022 deadline, the selection process will take place fromSeptember – December of 2022. LAGI 2022 winners will be notified in December of 2022.

Shortlisted design entries will be featured in an exhibition at BUGA 23, the German Bundesgartenschau that will open in Mannheim in April of 2023 with attendance in the millions. The First Place submission will receive a cash award of $30,000 USD.The Second Place submission will receive a cash award of $10,000 USD.

One representative of each winning team will be flown to Mannheim in April 2023 for the award ceremony.