Designers should embrace an expanded role in aquatic wildlife restoration to link our natural and built environments, benefitting multiple species and better connecting people to nature. When thinking about ecological assets, the freshwater mussel should be at the forefront of the discussion.
In 2017, evolveEA led a refresh of the Greenways for Pittsburgh plan first developed in 1980. Through extensive research, community engagement, a review of existing greenway programs, and a series of workshops with various City Departments, the team developed a policy guide with recommendations to improve policies around the stewardship, design, development, and management of greenways in the City.
Living Waters of Larimer is a community development project that demonstrates how green infrastructure can be integrated into the urban spaces, cultural life, and economic infrastructure of a community.
Pittsburgh, PA — The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Institute of Architects has recognized evolve environment :: architecture (evolveEA) with an architectural excellence award for the firm’s redesign of the area surrounding Port Authority’s Penn Station, on Pittsburgh’s MLK East Busway.
Adelaide, South Australia, faces environmental deterioration due to climate change and the misuse of natural resources. evolveEA worked closely with the Office of the Premiere of South Australia to study the region, collect and analyze data, and create graphic interpretations to mobilize the public to action.