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evolveEA’s 2016 In Review

Each year we like to take a look back and remember some of the milestones we’ve achieved with our partners, clients, and team along the way. We invite you to remember some highlights with us.

Timeline: 2016 Highlights

Project Launch: Cleveland Clinic WELL Building Standard Management

March 15, 2016
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evolveEA begins working with the Cleveland Clinic on its first WELL Certification

The Cleveland Clinic Q2 Functional Medicine facility aims to achieve certification under the WELL Building Standard, a framework for designing and building spaces with a focus on human health.

Launch: Community Engagement Strategy Deck

May 6, 2016
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Community Engagement Strategy Deck

The first edition of our engagement tool was produced for sale to the general public.

Living Future ’16

May 12, 2016
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The Importance of Truth + Transparency for Living Communities

Christine Mondor, Anna Rosenblum and Fred Brown presented on how a commitment to transparency can help develop community strength in decision-making, knowledge development, legal structure and financial resources.

Project Wrap-up: C-Town Arts & Culture District Plan

June 16, 2016
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C-Town Arts & Culture District Plan

evolveEA completed the C-Town Arts & Culture District Plan for Downtown Charles Town, WV.

LEED Gold: Carnegie Mellon Hamburg Hall

August 4, 2016
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Our Sixth LEED Certified Project at Carnegie Mellon

An addition to Hamburg Hall at Carnegie Mellon University achieved LEED NC Gold certification. evolveEA managed the certification this second phase of a four-phase project to re-imagine the courtyard space of this historic campus building. This certification marked our sixth LEED Certified project for the University, with five more LEED projects currently underway on the Pittsburgh campus.

evolveEA Recognized as a Best For The World Certified B Corp

September 13, 2016
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evolveEA Makes List of Best For The World B Corporations

evolveEA was recognized as a 2016 Best For The World company in the Environment category, scoring in the top 10% for environment related criteria among certified B Corporations worldwide .

EcoDistricts Summit

September 14, 2016
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Bottom Up Community Activation for District Scale Success

EcoDistricts Summit workshop led by Christine Mondor, Anna Rosenblum, and Zaheen Hussain

Living Product Expo16

September 15, 2016
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Creating Business Value through Corporate Social Responsibility

 copresented by Marc Mondor

Greenbuild International Conference

October 7, 2016
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Getting to Scale: Tribe Building for Resilient Communities

A panel presentation by Christine Mondor, Fred Brown, Brian Wolovich and Eve Picker at Greenbuild 2016 in Los Angeles.

Millvale Ecodistrict Pivot Plan Selected for Planning Excellence Award

October 20, 2016
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APA Pennsylvania Recognizes Millvale Ecodistrict Pivot Plan with Award

 

Hill District Centre Avenue Corridor Plan Wins Urban Design Award

October 28, 2016
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AIA Pittsburgh Recognizes Hill District Centre Avenue Corridor Plan with Urban Design Award

Launch: PWSA Green First Plan

December 2, 2016
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PWSA Releases Green First Plan

evolveEA’s Citywide Green Infrastructure Evaluation informed the strategic plan to develop green infrastructure networks throughout key watersheds in Pittsburgh that will help prevent flooding and contamination of rivers and streams.

LEED Gold: The Gardens at Market Square

December 19, 2016
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The Gardens, also called Tower Two Sixty at Market Square in downtown Pittsburgh achieved LEED CS Silver certification. evolveEA managed the certification process for this 17-story, 260,000 square foot mixed use building with office, retail, commercial and hotel space.

Office Activity: Silkscreen Printing at AIR

December 21, 2016
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The evolveEA team spent a morning at Artist Image Resource (AIR) creating art for our office space!
We had a festive lunch together afterwards at a nearby restaurant in the North Side of Pittsburgh.

 

evolveEA In The News

Selected press coverage from 2016