Anna Rosenblum, Associate
LEED AP, EcoDistricts AP, LFA
Anna thrives in the space where creativity in design, stakeholder engagement, and technical precision converge. Her design work, while grounded in the practical application of sustainability principles and best practices, employs a creative approach to imagining a variety of possible futures for built environments. Anna brings a holistic perspective to evolveEA’s strategic sustainability consulting, including technical knowledge of the WELL Building Standard, LEED for Existing Buildings, and Living Buildings. As an Associate and Senior Project Manager at evolveEA, Anna specializes in sustainability consulting for existing buildings, community planning, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement design, with a focus on high-performing communities such as ecodistricts.
Several projects for which Anna served as project manager have won planning and design awards, such as the Millvale Pivot 2.0 Ecodistrict Plan, Etna EcoDistrict Plan, Breathe Easy Air Quality Plan, Greenways for Pittsburgh 2.0, and the Hill District Centre Avenue Corridor Redevelopment Plan. Anna also guided the Etna, Millvale, and Sharpsburg Ecodistricts to become the first three certified EcoDistricts in the world, and she managed both the Cleveland Clinic’s first WELL certified project as well as one of the largest LEED EBOM v4 certified projects in the world, the US Steel Tower. Anna has facilitated workshops and presented her work at the Greenbuild International Conference, EcoDistricts Summit, annual conference of the International Living Futures Institute, Rail~Volution, and AIA’s Build Pittsburgh. Anna earned her Master of Science in Sustainable Design from Carnegie Mellon University, where her thesis focused on community strategies for sustainability. Anna also has a Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie Mellon, is a LEED Accredited Professional, Living Futures Accredited (ILFI), and is also an EcoDistricts Accredited Professional.