How we do our work
Why We Do It
Each and every day we are working to build our vision for the future: A regenerative economy, responsible resource use and social equity through a healthy built environment for all. Each of our programs and lines of service influence three key outcomes - improved quality of life, shared prosperity and thriving natural systems.
How We do our work
- Collaborate with our community and network
- Lead by Design
- Educate our community
- Advocate on behalf of the issues we know to be most pressing
- Research and find new solutions to our most important questions
What we do
Southface promotes sustainable homes, workplaces and communities through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance. We're able to achieve this mission through our individual service lines - regenerative places and spaces, education and training, research and incubation, policy and systems technology, and organizational sutainability.
The City of Portland will soon be home to the country’s tallest mass timber building. Scheduled to be completed in 2018, the Framework – as the building has been called – will be a soaring twelve-story tall mixed-use development that sheds light on the growing interest in wood as construction material in non-traditional projects. According…Read More
Feb. 7, 2018 www.ajc.com This story was originally published by the AJC. To read the full story, click here.Read More
Southface’s annual Greenprints Conference is March 12-14, 2018. This annual event connects sustainability leaders with social and business innovators to continue strengthening the pursuit of a resilient and sustainable future.Read More
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