- , was selected as a finalist. The project will create a new environment for habitat, education, and recreation on the Chicago River. It advances a community-led vision of renewed urban ecology that helps strengthen neighborhood connectivity, generate cleaner water, and support more vibrant ecosystems.
Moon Village, developed in partnership with the European Space Agency and faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, received an honorable mention. The project presents a concept for the first full-time settlement on the lunar surface. With habitat modules planned for the rim of Shackleton Crater near the Moon's South Pole, Moon Village is envisioned as a large-scale, integrated, and self-sufficient development.