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.
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.
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.