Collage of alternative building awards and news articles
  • Energy Retrofit with Solares Architecture

    May 14, 2017

    Ben Polley and Christine Lolley (Solares Architecture) on Deep Energy Retrofit This 2017 project near downtown Guelph included a fully renovated main floor and an underpinned basement to allow for

  • Ben Polley on Cover of Canadian Contractor Magazine

    February 1, 2016

    Detailed article about Ben the ‘Green Builder Extraordinaire’ and a look at the Reno Focus event which was essentially an organized focus group discussion for 32 Canadian Contractors. These leading

  • Strawbale Home Honoured as Top 10 in Green Architecture

    January 4, 2016

    Modern urban straw bale home ranked among best stories from around the world From high rises adorned with vertical forests to teeny tiny houses, Evolve Builders is excited to have

  • Evolve states the case for Passive House at industry events

    December 22, 2015

    Our own Patrick Andres, MASc. Building Science, P.Eng., CPCH invited to share Passive House possibilities. Patrick was  was recent guest speaker to the Ontario Building Envelope Council at their Markham,

  • Modern Strawbale House Applauded in TreeHugger

    December 16, 2015

    International praise continues to roll in for strawbale house replete with modern detailing Renowned architect and editor Lloyd Alter applied his critical eye to this design by Nicolas Koff of

  • Dezeen features Evolve’s strawbale & shou sugi ban house

    December 11, 2015

    International design blog Dezeen shows off merger of modern and natural design If you missed it before, enjoy this look at K-House – a sharply modern home that all at

  • Newest mobEE portable classroom heads to Ottawa

    November 25, 2015

    Let them huff and let them puff…this strawbale built modular classroom may be portable, but it sure isn’t going anywhere! Here you can see the just-delivered mobEE on its solid

  • Evolve part of Canadian Contractor mag invitational focus group

    November 25, 2015

    Ben Polley, co-founder Evolve Builders Group Inc, selected by national trade magazine to join top construction professionals in special event. For two days next week, Canadian Contractor magazine is convening

  • mobEE modular classrooms to be presented at IIDEX

    November 25, 2015

    Wednesday December 2, Metro Toronto Convention Centre – North Bldg Evolve Builders Group Inc and mobEE portable structures co-founder Ben Polley joins Helena Grdadolnik & David Colussi of Workshop Architecture