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WEBINAR RECORDING: What is 21st Century Urbanism?
Changing demographics and socioeconomic shifts mean a lot of opportunity for cities, but they also bring a ...
THE STANTEC DESIGN QUARTERLY: Thoughts, Trends, InnovationCHECK OUT ISSUE 2
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How cross-collaboration strengthens healthcare design and education programs
Healthcare architects, educators, and researchers gather for one day with one goal in mind: to elevate healthcare design
Student housing series: What’s the impact of P3 on the design and decision-making process?
Student housing via a public-private partnership brings a balance of efficiency and a thorough review process
One chance to make a good first impression: Office lobbies see a revamp
How office lobby design is taking a page from hospitality to cater to the future of work
[With Video] Educating students for jobs we can’t envision (Part 2): 4 new spaces
A new range of educational spaces are required for new skills-based, project-based, and technology-augmented pedagogies
From the Design Quarterly: Old idea, new form—makerspaces make it big
Makerspaces are coming to the library, university, and workplace near you. What inspires and defines the contemporary makerspace?
Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change
How technology is changing the way we communicate and think about design
Why the Avenir Centre stands as Raven Spanier’s legacy
A tribute to my friend and business partner, whose vision of “Monctonia” lives on in this community gathering place
[With Video] Project Impossible? Not when you have the right team!
A massive flood-fighting complex in New Orleans is featured on HISTORY’s documentary series premiering on September 1
How can public-private partnerships ease the student housing challenge in tight markets?
Amid aging facilities, economic pressure, and a crush of new students, universities are wise to consider what P3 options are available
From the Design Quarterly: Crunch time for innovation
Data-driven design, parametric design, and real-time visualization are reshaping the design process
Assembly (and rigorous planning) required: Managing pros and cons of modular construction
While offering efficiency and flexibility, modular construction requires extensive planning and collaboration to avoid potential challenges
From the Design Quarterly: Forecasting change for baby boomers and millennials
Three perspectives on how demographic change will influence design for the multi-family, health, and mixed-use markets
From the Design Quarterly: Creating the Red Planet city
Envisioning a vernacular architecture for a metropolis on Mars—designing and building a giant underground tunnel
Designing in “light” of circadian support: 6 strategies for commercial spaces
Employees spend most of their daylight hours indoors; the right workplace lighting systems can help create a healthier work environment
The heart of office: The kitchen’s crucial role in workplace wellness and productivity
How designing space for mindful eating can create lasting benefits for office culture and creativity
Presenting Design Quarterly 03: Technology driving change
Pushing technology to create lasting, human-centered places
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
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
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
From the Design Quarterly: Culture 2.0 in the workplace