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Dr. Bill Hunt and Stantec’s Jennifer Young describe what conservation efforts can manage stormwater runoff.
Roundabouts: The first choice for traffic safety and control
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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
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
This year’s S.H.E. Summit offered a wide perspective on how we can cooperate across genders to build rewarding careers
Curiosity and artistry: 6 takeaways on downtowns
The 2018 International Downtown Association conference inspired a renewed love of place—and the desire to make downtowns better
Extreme caution! The trials and tribulations of renovating historic buildings in NYC
An engineer gives an inside-out perspective on guiding Gilded Age properties into a new era
You can reshape the mold and learn to fly—and I’m proof of that
My journey growing up in rural Nova Scotia, battling self-doubt, and making my mark in a male-dominated profession
Published in Engineering Inc: Power Transmission Sector Exhibiting Strong, Durable Growth
Stantec’s Bill Shelley is featured in an article that focuses on the strong and growing transmission market
Microtransit series (Part 3): How tech can help transit unlock microtransit's opportunities
Technology in transit is no longer a nice-to-have…it’s a must-have
5 reasons to cheer high-rise development—when it’s done right
Reduced traffic, better commutes, improved streetscapes, and more positive impacts that might turn a NIMBY into a YIMBY
From the Design Quarterly: What happens when hospitals move out?
What can our experience designing urban places tell us about planning for the next chapter of healthcare building reuse?
Does your land development project maximize environmental assets?
There is a value proposition to retaining environmental features for developers and home buyers—and it’s changed in the last 20 years
Climate change vs. existing buildings: 8 steps toward energy efficiency