Civic & Cultural

  • Decoding Canada’s Climate Innovation Program

    Decoding Canada’s Climate Innovation Program

    Six things to consider before you apply for MCIP funding

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  • Window to a city: Airport art design with a purpose

    Window to a city: Airport art design with a purpose

    Blending beauty, usefulness, and civic identity to leave airport travelers with a lasting impression

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  • A US Infrastructure Report Card 2017 preview

    A US Infrastructure Report Card 2017 preview

    An insider’s look at grading America’s infrastructure

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  • From the Design Quarterly: How do designers use narrative as a tool?

    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

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  • Published in Canadian Consulting Engineer: The New Iqaluit International Airport

    Published in Canadian Consulting Engineer: The New Iqaluit International Airport

    Noel Best on designing to meet stringent energy performance criteria set by the Government of Nunavut

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Bridging cultures to create buildings for unique populations

    From the Design Quarterly: Bridging cultures to create buildings for unique populations

    Lessons in navigating cultural differences in the design process from the Arctic Circle to the Sahara

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  • Introducing the carry-on valet

    Introducing the carry-on valet

    How airports can ease stress, improve passenger experience, and deal with baggage

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  • Bringing the PIEVC Protocol to Canada’s First Nations communities

    Bringing the PIEVC Protocol to Canada’s First Nations communities

    Incorporating traditional knowledge into an engineering framework to strengthen infrastructure and guard against climate change effects

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Switching on the off-season

    From the Design Quarterly: Switching on the off-season

    Activating stadiums to create sports entertainment districts that strengthen a community year-round

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  • What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    Protecting infrastructure from climate change and creating stronger communities with a multi-step process

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  • The last line of defence: road & rail safety

    The last line of defence: road & rail safety

    Principal Transportation Engineer, Road Safety Mike Smith warns against funding cuts to essential life-saving road elements in the New Zealand Local Government magazine.

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  • Three flows that are critical to airport operation

    Three flows that are critical to airport operation

    Why airport terminal designers need to consider airplanes, bags, and passengers

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  • Issue 02 | Culture by Design

    Issue 02 | Culture by Design

    How thoughtful approaches can influence behavior and build community

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  • Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Design can both reflect and transform culture

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  • Embracing the challenge in a new era of project management and delivery

    Embracing the challenge in a new era of project management and delivery

    In an ever-changing industry, we must look past traditional execution and tackle a new way of delivering successful projects

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  • Managing assets in the context of future climate uncertainty

    In this Canadian Civil Engineer article, Dr. Guy Félio explains why the traditional “factor of safety” approach to asset management no longer works

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  • Brooklyn Village: equity and innovation in urban revitalization12:54

    Brooklyn Village: equity and innovation in urban revitalization

    One of the largest redevelopment projects in the Carolinas, Brooklyn Village digs into the cultural roots of a community.

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Making happy cities

    From the Design Quarterly: Making happy cities

    How a passion for storytelling and the environment led a former journalist to a design career and ethos that’s beyond sustainability

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  • From snowflakes to seashells: An engineer’s career takes flight

    From snowflakes to seashells: An engineer’s career takes flight

    Career planning leads to an Arctic airport design assignment—and that leads to other exciting destinations

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  • From the Design Quarterly: What is the passive house?

    From the Design Quarterly: What is the passive house?

    Ask an expert: An approach to sustainable buildings that has emerged from Europe is expanding beyond the home

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