Embracing and showcasing sustainability is a top priority at RIVERE℠. Through collaborations with local and regional partners, RIVERE℠ will integrate principles of economic, environmental, social, and cultural sustainability into the design and operations of all aspects of the Center. Highlights of sustainability design principles at the RIVERE℠ Center are provided below. More details can be found in the RIVERE℠ business plan.
Overhead costs for building occupancy can be reduced through leasing/rental shared spaces and RIVERE℠ will offer this option within the Center with economic sustainability in mind. From small availability to large conference spaces, having flexibility in office space and associated costs reduces overall overhead expenses. All levels of successful organizations have shifted away from the ‘business as usual’ norm to discovering innovative ways to work. In this spirit, the RIVERE℠ Center envisions using a flexible coworking and membership financial model for economizing space by recruiting the talents and expertise of
Gather Workspaces, LLC (Gather.®). Social and Cultural Sustainability
The RIVERE℠ Ecological Center will explore how human interactions with natural environments can be improved and sustained through a balance of Traditional and Scientific Ecological Knowledge. Located adjacent to the
, the RIVERE℠ Center will seek to include input from the Tribe, offering a unique balance of sustainability and ecological knowledge diversity. RIVERE℠ laboratories and native botanical gardens will be committed to science-based decision-making and long-term strategic planning. Considering long-term goals while addressing short term gains, the Center will provide a clearing house and focal point for mission critical research, environmental ecosystems exploration, and cultural awareness. Patawomeck Native American Tribal Center DONATE