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  • Issue 02 | Culture by Design

    Issue 02 | Culture by Design

    How thoughtful approaches can influence behavior and build community

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  • After the flood: How to use FEMA funding to transform vacant lots into valuable green spaces

    After the flood: How to use FEMA funding to transform vacant lots into valuable green spaces

    Stantec is researching how cities can revitalize flood-prone neighborhoods, in part by treating ecosystems as service providers

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  • WEBINAR ALERT (June 13): How parking management can increase transportation choices and leverage downtown growth

    WEBINAR ALERT (June 13): How parking management can increase transportation choices and leverage downtown growth

    Our Urban Places team will explore parking best practices and how they can enable downtown growth, enhance public realm improvements, reduce parking costs, and preserve equitable mobility choices.

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  • Take the time to create a mock-up of your new space—or face the consequences

    Take the time to create a mock-up of your new space—or face the consequences

    Seven aspects of healthcare design mock-ups you need to know right now

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  • Like People, Diseases Travel Fast These Days

    In this CityLab article, Urban Places team member, Nels Nelson, discusses a broader approach to urban resilience to help reduce the risk of urban epidemics and the cost of containing them.

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  • How safe is safe enough for autonomous vehicles on our streets?

    How safe is safe enough for autonomous vehicles on our streets?

    AVs promise to make our roads safer, but we are still in the ‘learning curve’—here are 3 areas that can help speed their safe adoption

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  • How can we improve combined sewer overflow reporting? We need a smarter approach

    How can we improve combined sewer overflow reporting? We need a smarter approach

    Tailored analytics platform technology can deliver a better informed, more proactive CSO monitoring and reporting process

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  • What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    Protecting infrastructure from climate change and creating stronger communities with a multi-step process

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  • Road kill: the creative destruction of an urban expressway reclaims a city’s soul

    Road kill: the creative destruction of an urban expressway reclaims a city’s soul

    Filling Rochester’s sunken Inner Loop rights a 50-year-old transportation plan gone wrong

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  • What does affordable housing look like in a thriving metro area?

    What does affordable housing look like in a thriving metro area?

    Downtown Denver is booming, and the new Ashley Union Station provides a fully integrated home for families from multiple income levels

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Incubating campus cool

    From the Design Quarterly: Incubating campus cool

    The library becomes a hub for campus fellowship

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  • Seeing the future: Harnessing the power of virtual reality for community engagement

    Seeing the future: Harnessing the power of virtual reality for community engagement

    Immersive virtual reality experiences on PARK(ing) Day help spark dialogue on the future of Philadelphia’s urban landscape

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  • Five ways to make healthcare waiting rooms more functional and comfortable

    Five ways to make healthcare waiting rooms more functional and comfortable

    Designers can incorporate simple elements to make a trip to the hospital better for patients and their families

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  • Rules of engagement: How to manage clients and career for 40 years

    Rules of engagement: How to manage clients and career for 40 years

    What does it take to keep a ‘client for life’? Greg and Gary Batie share some lessons learned during a career of design for healthcare facilities

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  • Educating students for jobs we can’t envision (Part 1)

    Educating students for jobs we can’t envision (Part 1)

    Three new priorities we need to keep in mind for education spaces—it’s not about subjects, it’s about skills

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  • Planning on the Cellular Level - Planning Magazine, May 2018

    Planning on the Cellular Level - Planning Magazine, May 2018

    Cynthia Albright writes in Planning Magazine about Stantec's use of data collection to help mitigate the effects of the thousands of outdoor enthusiasts who come to Lake Tahoe every year

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  • What does the workplace of the future look like? Denver developers discuss 3 major disruptors

    What does the workplace of the future look like? Denver developers discuss 3 major disruptors

    Autonomous vehicles, office amenities, and Generation Z will greatly impact the place we spend 8 to 10 hours a day

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  • Creating a housing plan to support and engage a student throughout their academic career

    Creating a housing plan to support and engage a student throughout their academic career

    A college student’s life transitions every year, and a transitional student housing plan can provide the proper environment to help the student achieve success at each level

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  • Find the right scientist at these tradeshows (Spring 2018)

    Here are the tradeshows and conferences that Stantec's Environmental Services professionals and engineers will be attending in May & June 2018

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  • Three flows that are critical to airport operation

    Three flows that are critical to airport operation

    Why airport terminal designers need to consider airplanes, bags, and passengers

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  • Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Design can both reflect and transform culture

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  • Molecular branding: Designing to support innovation in cancer therapies

    Molecular branding: Designing to support innovation in cancer therapies

    New biopharmaceutical facility is not your typical Silicon Valley office—and the company’s mission drove design choices

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  • What happens when 4,000 people commit to Getting to Zero?

    What happens when 4,000 people commit to Getting to Zero?

    In the spirit of Earth Day, our Stantec Buildings group committed to reduce our daily impact on the Earth; how did we do?

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