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Dr. Bill Hunt provides an international perspective on the maintenance requirements for Storm Control Measures (SCM) and Low Impact Development (LID).
The future of school design: Net Zero should be the norm
Alberta students want to be energy literate, so why not deliver this curriculum through the “bricks and mor...
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As we adopt the language of revenue growth, designers and engineers can use metrics to connect with clients where it matters to them most
From the Design Quarterly: 9 facets of smart cities
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Design Quarterly Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities
Articulating a livable vision for city life
Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 05: Smart & Livable Cities
Articulating a living vision for city living―from the smart city discussion to affordability, congestion, and transport
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A new report uses data to document the outsized economic, social, and symbolic value downtowns create for their regions.
Downtown Columbus, Ohio: A case study in the mobility revolution
From scooters to self-driving shuttles, an urban planner returns to his hometown and sees the future of mobility
Micro-lofts: Are these tiny units coming to the suburbs?
Micro-lofts have been a fast-growing trend in urban areas, but can they work well in the suburbs too? Our experts share their insights.
Published in Innovation: Courting Disaster: The Increasing Challenges of Risk Assessment
As human advance and interact with more geotechnical hazards, the role of the geotechnical specialist becomes increasingly complex and embodies more responsibility
Joining America Walks opened my eyes—it’s a long path to genuine walkability for everyone
Walking is clearly beneficial for people and communities, yet assuring walkability for everyone turns out to be a lot of (worthwhile) hard work
Microtransit series (Part 4): Academic research can help advance accessible transit
How partnerships between public agencies, universities, and the private sector can meet the needs of accessible transit ridership
Published in the Globe and Mail: Waterloo, Ont., office takes green development to new level
The Canada Green Building Council has recognized the office, dubbed Evolv1, as the first of its kind to meet the organization’s new zero-carbon design standards.
Published in Design Intelligence: Innovation with Community in Mind
Stantec senior leaders Nancy MacDonald and Anton Germishuizen share their expertise on the future of city building
Merging design technologies helps fast-track transit project in fast-growing Seattle area
Unique, nontraditional, and highly coordinated BIM process helps Sound Transit’s new Operations and Maintenance Facility take shape
RECORDED WEBINAR: New Opportunities in Suburbs—And How to Seize Them
Saving our Suburbs series: On January 29 an expert panel, led by our David Dixon, explored creative ways suburbs can fund the creation of walkable urbanism (Part 2 of 3)
RECORDED WEBINAR: Planning Suburbs for 21st-century Success; David Dixon, Chris Leinberger
Saving Our Suburbs series: Chris Leinberger and Stantec’s David Dixon discuss how suburbs succeed by becoming more urban (Part 1 of 3)
Electric scooters are everywhere—what should we learn from them to plan future mobility?
The rapid global rise of this small-but-mighty transit tool offers 7 takeaways for cities preparing for their future
What are the best Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure techniques for roads?
Designing or retrofitting a road? Here are 6 LID and GI practices that can help improve stormwater runoff
How do we find funding for cities? It’s all about getting creative with partnerships
Two funding experts share strategies for helping cities large and small secure hard-to-find dollars that move projects from concept to construction
STEM is for everyone: 3 ways to “change the equation” of equality in the workplace