To kickoff 2022, our team wanted to share our top media recommendations for the new year. From podcasts to films to books, this list ranges from work-related topics to guilty pleasures -- anything that helped us cope or inspired us during the past year was fair game.
The Murdoch Building at Forbes and Coltart is the first commercial office space to be newly built in Oakland in nearly a decade. Certified as LEED Gold for Core and Shell, the building provides a high-quality workplace through an energy-efficient building envelope, efficient and controllable HVAC and lighting systems, and indoor air quality management.
The American Institute of Architects recently hosted a national panel of experts to discuss the three large issues currently facing our society – Social Justice, Covid-19 and Climate Change. Panelist Marc Mondor contributes his viewpoints at the intersection of these opportunities.
It is disingenuous to talk about investment and disinvestment as inevitabilities of an agnostic economy. Designers for social justice will actively seek out more ways to elevate the public from passive critics into full-fledged design investors and collaborators, and approach our process as a moment of reconciliation between community and the economic development and design disciplines.
The Etna EcoDistrict Plan continues to attract recognition from planning and design associations like the American Planning Association and American Institute of Architects, and has won a Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.
Published in the special issue “Impact and Collective Empathy” of the International Journal of Computing Architecture, our article explains how designers and artists can help solve wicked problems like air quality by strategically using technology and computation.
evolveEA is dedicated to Triple Bottom Line success: we measure the impact of our business not only in terms of the economy, but also the environment and social equity. Mission-driven organizations are challenged to find ways to assess our impact that go beyond conventional business metrics and financial reporting standards
With LEED Gold certification of four more floors by UPMC Health Plan at US Steel Tower, and Winthrop Management's previous LEED O+M certification, the Downtown Pittsburgh office building is a leader in sustainability and energy efficiency.
As we move toward a lower carbon future, Pennsylvania has an opportunity to take a significant step forward. evolveEA Principal Marc Mondor recently testified in favor of Pennsylvania's seamless admission to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Read Marc's testimony here.