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  • Mehrdad Rostami published in IEEE Smart Grid white paper: Battery Storage System

    Mehrdad Rostami published in IEEE Smart Grid white paper: Battery Storage System

    This white paper provides solid insight into the role of energy storage, especially as it relates to the Smart Grid.

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  • How an 11-year-old taught a former pro skateboarder and skate park designer a new trick

    How an 11-year-old taught a former pro skateboarder and skate park designer a new trick

    Kanten Russell helps create a Make-A-Wish backyard skate park—but he’s the one who rides away with new inspiration and perspective

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  • Australia leaps toward tailings risk management through adoption of EOR practice

    Australia leaps toward tailings risk management through adoption of EOR practice

    In Australia and across the world, external tailings management programs are being established to mitigate the risk of tailings dam failures

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  • Drought defense: 3 steps to effective water management in extreme climates

    Drought defense: 3 steps to effective water management in extreme climates

    A lifelong New Mexican shares lessons learned in one of the driest places in the US

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  • Published in Florida Water Resources Journal: Keys to Planning, Designing, and Permitting Resilient Coastal Restoration Projects

    Published in Florida Water Resources Journal: Keys to Planning, Designing, and Permitting Resilient Coastal Restoration Projects

    Matt Starr and Jeff Tabar discuss how using a well-defined plan of action and proactive approach to resiliency will help communities reduce coastal risk now and in the future

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  • What role should affordability play when utilities set their rates?

    What role should affordability play when utilities set their rates?

    As water and sewer rates outpace inflation, some utilities are facing an affordability crisis—here are 3 steps to resolve it

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  • From the Design Quarterly: How do designers use narrative as a tool?

    From the Design Quarterly: How do designers use narrative as a tool?

    Ask an expert: The art of storytelling practiced in built projects ranging from America’s most popular attractions to China’s historic fortresses

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  • Join us at the Coastal Zone Canada Conference in St. John's!

    Join us at the Coastal Zone Canada Conference in St. John's!

    Join us at the Coastal Zone Canada Conference in St. John's!

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  • 3 ways complete streets policies provide social, economic, and physical equity

    3 ways complete streets policies provide social, economic, and physical equity

    Smart Growth America has made a difference in the lives of thousands across the US—and we’re proud to help continue our support

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  • 5 steps for successful delivery of transmission and distribution projects

    5 steps for successful delivery of transmission and distribution projects

    For starters, communication is key, both within the team and with the client

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  • Published: Preparing for the Future of Mobility in Tennessee

    Published: Preparing for the Future of Mobility in Tennessee

    Stantec's Susan Marlow discusses the process her and her team are using to help engage Tennessee communities and move them toward a more resilient future as it pertains to mobility.

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  • Need to keep your community's bridges safe? Stantec is creating an app for that.

    Need to keep your community's bridges safe? Stantec is creating an app for that.

    Dr. Reed Ellis and his team are constantly evolving a research-based Bridge Management System that helps transportation agencies inspect and maintain their critical infrastructure

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  • What can workplace design learn from makerspaces in educational environments? (Part 1)

    What can workplace design learn from makerspaces in educational environments? (Part 1)

    How a benchmarking study helps us educate workplace clients on makerspaces and ultimately assess culture and growth strategies

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  • 2018 Stantec Education conferences and speaking engagements

    2018 Stantec Education conferences and speaking engagements

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  • Creating “in-between” spaces in research facilities

    Creating “in-between” spaces in research facilities

    To truly support cutting-edge research and attract the best, health science buildings need rooms for collaboration and informal learning

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Culture 2.0 in the workplace

    From the Design Quarterly: Culture 2.0 in the workplace

    Taking company culture to the next level with interactive, engaging social spaces

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  • David Dixon discusses the next generation of urban places at NZPI 201853:17

    David Dixon discusses the next generation of urban places at NZPI 2018

    On March 22, 2018, David presented to an international audience at the 2018 New Zealand Planning Institute conference about the growing demand for denser, mixed-use, walkable—urban—environments in the

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  • Student housing series: Student housing vs. multi-family housing—what are the differences?

    Student housing series: Student housing vs. multi-family housing—what are the differences?

    While student and multi-family housing share a common building form, it’s the student resident that drives the innovation of new spaces

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  • The Water Bar: Serving up conversations about water supply and use

    The Water Bar: Serving up conversations about water supply and use

    Water resources engineering is often behind the scenes, but the Water Bar helps make sustainable water management publicly approachable

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  • Join us at the American Public Works Association (APWA) PWX National Conference!

    Join us at the American Public Works Association (APWA) PWX National Conference!

    Connect with our experts as they discuss everything from resilience planning to managing infrastructure risk in your community!

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