Civic & Cultural

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges— tomorrow’s airports, Net Zero government buildings, 24-7 entertainment zones, and more—shaping civic and cultural design.

  • Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    5 tips to infuse natural elements into the built environment—from plants to pictures

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How municipalities can develop comprehensive plans that actually get used

    How municipalities can develop comprehensive plans that actually get used

    Strategic foresight is key to creating an actionable plan that shapes your community’s future

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  • Mitikah, The City Alive3:09

    Mitikah, The City Alive

    Mitikah will be a premier urban neighborhood in the cultural heart of Mexico City. Designed to encourage a new way of living, it will be a place where people can gather and share experiences.

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  • Self-service bag drops and the challenges of speeding up airport baggage check-in

    Self-service bag drops and the challenges of speeding up airport baggage check-in

    More airports are asking passengers to check their own baggage. What’s the ripple effect?

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Speak up. Get involved. Shape the future.

    From the Design Quarterly: Speak up. Get involved. Shape the future.

    Designers are problem solvers. We need to have a louder voice in today’s biggest problem-solving conversations.

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Landscapes that do more

    From the Design Quarterly: Landscapes that do more

    A systems-based, interdisciplinary approach to landscape architecture delivers a rich community resource

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  • Transforming a quick stop into a memorable stay through the power of design

    Transforming a quick stop into a memorable stay through the power of design

    A comprehensive Welcome Centers program in New York redefines what’s expected of a public project

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  • From the Design Quarterly: 7 facets of the changing airport

    From the Design Quarterly: 7 facets of the changing airport

    Refocusing on passenger experience is central to a new—and more comfortable—vision for air travel

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Seeing civic infrastructure differently

    From the Design Quarterly: Seeing civic infrastructure differently

    People-centered design for community infrastructure facilities upends expectations

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  • STEM is for everyone: 3 ways to “change the equation” of equality in the workplace

    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

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  • Book launch and presentation of Stantec: Airports

    Book launch and presentation of Stantec: Airports

    A dialogue with book editor/writer Trevor Boddy and Stantec Airports Group head Stanis Smith discussing about how the book evolved and key airports featured in the book

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  • Issue 04 | Intersections

    Issue 04 | Intersections

    When the silos break down, connections between people and place grow.

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  • Published in The Military Engineer: Near Net Zero Ahead of Schedule

    Published in The Military Engineer: Near Net Zero Ahead of Schedule

    The California Military Department is constructing a new LEED Gold Consolidated Headquarters Complex that will lead the way in Net Zero energy implementation

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  • Published in the Cayman Compass: Airport ponds too inviting for birds

    Published in the Cayman Compass: Airport ponds too inviting for birds

    The Cayman Islands Airports Authority plans to fill ponds at the Owen Roberts International Airport that are attracting birds and posing a threat to aircraft safety.

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  • Infrastructure: The most important conversation you’re not having

    Infrastructure: The most important conversation you’re not having

    The critical work of upgrading our decaying infrastructure has been put on the back burner—that must change

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  • Presenting Design Quarterly 03: Technology driving change

    Presenting Design Quarterly 03: Technology driving change

    Pushing technology to create lasting, human-centered places

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