Duo-Gard Charging Station Design Contest

The challenge: Design a one-car solar charging station and canopy with emphasis on economy, aesthetics, modular flexibility and sustainability. Designers from Portugal, Nigeria, Spain, United Kingdom and Greece, as well as the United States, charged up their creativity to enter this competition opened in October 2012 by Duo-Gard Industries Inc. Winners were announced today by David Miller, Duo-Gard’s president.

“All the entries were impressive, and the decisions were not easy. We were looking for something with WOW impact, coupled with a high level of practicality,” Miller said. “The winning designs integrated this, plus they’re just plain cool. These designs will help us expand our markets and serve them well.” Duo-Gard is a leading design/build manufacturer of specialized outdoor structures and high-performance daylighting systems. Read more….

Contest Results:

Anestia Papaeman - TWITT DesignDesign Name: TWITT head shot2Winner
Anestis Papaemmanouil
iarch architectural firm
Xanthi, Thrace
Franklin Grid Drawing2Design Name: The Franklin Grid

bill head shot2Honorable Mention
William Cultrara

Cultrara Associates Inc.
Victor, NY

Winning design will be unveiled at the 2013 Greenbuild Conference in Philadelpia, PA. Stay tuned for more details on our site location.

To learn more about our contest or Duo-Gard product offerings, contact us by calling 734.207.9700 or email