Cities adapting to change

  • Want to elevate your smart city planning game? This 7-step roadmap gets you hyperconnected

    Want to elevate your smart city planning game? This 7-step roadmap gets you hyperconnected

    After surveying 100 metro centers around the world, we found some smart city best practices to share

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  • TAKE OUR QUIZ: Are you smart city smart?

    TAKE OUR QUIZ: Are you smart city smart?

    Take this quiz to see how much you know about what cities are doing to become hyperconnected. Based on research by ESI ThoughtLab, co-sponsored by Stantec

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  • Smart cities research: Building a Hyperconnected City

    Smart cities research: Building a Hyperconnected City

    This global survey of 100 global cities from ESI ThoughtLab, co-sponsored by Stantec, reveals a roadmap to smart city best practices

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  • Design Quarterly Issue 07 | Adapting to Change

    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.

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  • Exploring the possibilities of smart cities: An in-depth series

    Exploring the possibilities of smart cities: An in-depth series

    Smart, livable cities require intelligent planning. Experts share the latest trends in a series produced by The Globe Content Studio and Stantec

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  • Structural integrity critical when repurposing old buildings for new uses

    Structural integrity critical when repurposing old buildings for new uses

    Renovating existing buildings requires a thoughtful, tailored approach to structural engineering

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  • From the Design Quarterly: 6 approaches to waterfront revitalization

    From the Design Quarterly: 6 approaches to waterfront revitalization

    How thoughtful decisions can drive the creation of livable urban places down by the water

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  • Published in Global Water Intelligence: Coastal projects bring Stantec a flood of work

    Published in Global Water Intelligence: Coastal projects bring Stantec a flood of work

    Green infrastructure and solutions a growing necessity to protect coastal communities from more frequent and growing storms

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  • On the leading edge: Decentralized computing can transform smart-mobility infrastructure

    On the leading edge: Decentralized computing can transform smart-mobility infrastructure

    Edge computing test bed shows potential for cost-effective upgrades to connected roadway efficiency and safety

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  • Alternative project delivery is all about R&R—resourcefulness and repetition

    Alternative project delivery is all about R&R—resourcefulness and repetition

    The right design team—with the proper experience—can help deliver on complicated, pricey projects

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  • New certification from Passive House Institute US: What it means and why it matters

    New certification from Passive House Institute US: What it means and why it matters

    As the passive building movement continues to gain momentum globally, Blake Jackson breaks down the PHIUS CPHC certification—and what it can mean to communities

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  • Redefining lost urban spaces: 5 ways to turn a laneway into a “lanescape”

    Redefining lost urban spaces: 5 ways to turn a laneway into a “lanescape”

    Looking to enliven your city with a laneway revamp? Follow the themes of breathe, move, frame, celebrate, and inspire.

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  • Discovering how “The Emily Test” can offer new—and better—perspectives to design

    Discovering how “The Emily Test” can offer new—and better—perspectives to design

    Spending time on the dark lanes of Christchurch, New Zealand, highlights the importance of considering personal safety, gender, and what’s right for everyone

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  • From the Design Quarterly: 7 ways to shift our thinking about urban resilience

    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

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  • Discussing unconscious bias can be uncomfortable, but not confronting it can be worse

    Discussing unconscious bias can be uncomfortable, but not confronting it can be worse

    If we accept that all of us have unconscious bias, we can start to recognize our biases, address them, and make successful changes—at work and in the community

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  • Published in METRO: 4 Factors to Consider For Zero-Emission Bus Fleet Transition

    Published in METRO: 4 Factors to Consider For Zero-Emission Bus Fleet Transition

    ZEBs reflect a global trend to modernize fleets, reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, and make public transit a cleaner, friendlier transportation option

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  • World Cities Day: Here’s how we can build a better urban life for future generations

    World Cities Day: Here’s how we can build a better urban life for future generations

    Our communities are facing unprecedented change, but we have the power to turn challenges into sustainability

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  • Webinar Alert: Curb Your Enthusiasm: it’s not just about cars anymore

    Webinar Alert: Curb Your Enthusiasm: it’s not just about cars anymore

    Join our Urban Places experts November 14 from 2-3pm EST to explore current mobility innovations and learn about dynamic curbside management

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  • Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures speaks to the most significant trends influencing our cities, from climate change to digital innovation

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  • Published in Railway Age: Transit-Oriented Development, Philadelphia Style

    Published in Railway Age: Transit-Oriented Development, Philadelphia Style

    The city’s compact, walkable character makes it a prime candidate for TOD

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