evolveEA has named Anna Rosenblum, Chris Guignon, and Elijah Hughes as Associates and Senior Project Managers. Founding Principals Christine Mondor, FAIA and Marc Mondor, AIA are pleased to recognize these outstanding employees, for their significant and far-sighted contributions to projects, clent management, strategic direction and firm culture.
As we begin the new year, our team is reflecting on great reads to inspire, activate, and entertain you. Just for fun, we’ve decided to share our list of books and other media for you to check out in 2020 (see below). Here’s to a new decade of open minds, open hearts, and open books!
The Millvale Air Quality Plan was initiated because the Pittsburgh region ranks in the worst 4% of US cities for air quality, emphasizing a major health risk. As part of their Ecodistrict Pivot 2.0 Plan, Millvale Borough set the goal to become a “clean air community where people can breathe easy indoors and out”. This Plan demonstrates how a citizen science research project can utilize expertise in the region to empower residents and produce impactful placemaking strategies.
evolveEA led stakeholders in crafting the Sharpsburg Community Vision Plan for the town's urban systems, people, and places, rooted in ecodistrict principles. The Plan is the community’s roadmap to shape their future and guide development in the borough for the next 5 to 10 years. It showcases Sharpsburg’s identity, people, culture, and ambitions, and envisions a community of opportunity where all people are connected, thriving, resilient, and empowered to be the best they can be.
When you hear the word boulevard what picture comes to mind? In some cities where I have lived, the word is associated with a wider-than usual street that accommodates not only motor vehicles but includes bike lanes, walkways and communal green spaces as well.
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.