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The Evergreen Conference 2023: Making the case for place

A bold new focus: Public places as a solution to some of the most pressing challenges cities and communities face.

Published on November 2, 2023

Our favourite adaptive reuse examples in Canada

Innovation at its finest: repurposing existing structures preserves history while promoting sustainability.

Published on October 17, 2023

Innovation in action: exploring living labs

Social innovators are embracing a new user-centric approach to solving social challenges.

Published on October 13, 2023

Health & wellbeing
Community engagement: a recipe for more livable communities

City building should reflect the needs, desires and aspirations of all individuals and communities. We asked the experts to share a few community engagement strategies.

Published on March 13, 2023

From the ground up: investing in sustainable gardening at Evergreen Brick Works

Urban gardening helps to restore ecological integrity and encourage biodiversity.

Published on November 22, 2022

Health & wellbeing
In Photos: Evergreen Unveils Canada’s First Climate Ready School Ground

The new climate-resilient school ground is opening to students and the community. Here’s a peek at the transformed space.

Published on October 5, 2022

Introducing Canada’s First Climate Ready School

A partnership between Evergreen and the Halton District School Board is transforming a Milton, Ontario school ground to help adapt to a changing climate.

Published on September 13, 2022

Health & wellbeing
Feeling the Heat? Here’s How Cities are Fighting the Urban Heat Island Effect

From emerging technologies to engaging the public, communities are using innovative methods to help keep our cities cool and safe.

Published on August 15, 2022

Through an Indigenous lens: a shift from placemaking to placekeeping

Matthew Hickey, architect and partner at Two Row Architect, an Indigenous owned and operated architecture firm, explains how city builders can prioritize placekeeping.

Published on June 15, 2022

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