Joe Geller shares his thoughts on how Stantec’s Urban Places team is bringing an integrated approach to cities and suburbs alike to help them take advantage of the burgeoning urban renaissance.
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From the Design Quarterly: 3 strategies to design academic research facilities to last
With research and science education rapidly evolving, it’s critical that academic institutions get the best value in building design
From the Design Quarterly: 7 ways to shift our thinking about urban resilience
Houston architect Laura Sachtleben says that Hurricane Harvey provided an opportunity to think differently about preparation and resilience
3 benefits to embracing an integrated approach to building design
Bringing designers and engineers together at the table from the beginning of project design helps streamline the process
Design Quarterly Issue 07 | Adapting to Change
The rapid pace of change and how it’s influencing innovative design and engineering solutions from Sacramento to Perth.
From the Design Quarterly: House calls of the future
Soon, our living rooms will host virtual doctor’s exams
Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 07: Adapting to change
Creating lasting design in a dynamic and unpredictable world
Healthcare as a workplace (Part 1): 5 ways workplace strategy can impact healthcare design
Healthcare organizations need to consider branding, space usage, and engagement to remain relevant and competitive
From the Design Quarterly: Digitally modeling cost-effective sustainable solutions
Using the latest in digital tools, designers and engineers can achieve sustainable building performance on a budget
What can smart buildings do for the environment?
Sensors, data, and automation can serve a higher purpose, but only if we design them to
From the Design Quarterly: 8 ways to design for density and live where the action is
Cities that have higher density are inherently more sustainable—and they are generally more livable, too
Taking data to new heights: Stantec Tower’s crane camera project
The world’s longest crane camera project to date working on the tallest Canadian building outside Toronto—but it’s only a stepping stone to what’s next for the industry
From the Design Quarterly: Teaching nature via outdoor spaces and sustainable design
Whether it’s an outdoor learning center or using the school building as a teaching tool, educators are embracing sustainable design in their curriculum
Building pride and community through high school athletics facility design
A new athletic facility can inspire students and deliver a sense of belonging
From the Design Quarterly: Retrofitting today’s buildings for a sustainable future
Most existing buildings will still be in use 50 years from now. Retrofitting for sustainability is critical to a low-carbon future.
Published in Metro Magazine: Retrofitting garages for zero-emissions buses
North American communities are switching to electric buses; here are 8 factors to consider when retrofitting bus facilities for more sustainable transit options
Thinking outside the “austere” box: Reimagining government facility design
Government agencies are breaking tradition amidst tightening purse strings and competitive labor markets to lead the way with sustainable and engaging design
From the Design Quarterly: Are net zero energy and net zero carbon buildings a must-have?
The approaches, markets, and tools for sustainability are evolving—and net zero is an attainable goal
City planners and healthcare providers need to talk about their common goals
How can healthcare providers and civic leaders coordinate community health goals, providing effective wellness while reducing healthcare costs?
Weaving mental healthcare spaces into the neighborhood
Design can help increase mental healthcare access for city dwellers
Why the most effective school designs go beyond safety and security