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RECORDED WEBINAR: New Opportunities in Suburbs—And How to Seize Them
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RECORDED WEBINAR: Planning Suburbs for 21st-century Success; David Dixon, Chris Leinberger
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A conference by the people, for the people: 4 takeaways from BILT North America
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Two funding experts share strategies for helping cities large and small secure hard-to-find dollars that move projects from concept to construction
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
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?
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Using innovative tools to convert old commercial space and create the environment needed for new office towers
[With Video] Is a paperless project possible? New technologies bring new possibilities
From drones to virtual reality, today’s technology is changing the design industry—one benefit is we’re reducing paper and waste
Stantec: Our evolution from 1 person to a global firm
Embracing our Edmontonian roots in the new Stantec Tower
Using an environmental review tool to yield planning and economic development benefits
In Minnesota, the Alternative Urban Areawide Review helps map a realistic path to realizing community goals—other states should use it too
Mentioned in Forbes: Driverless Cars Will Dramatically Change Where And How We Live
Our Urban Places team member, Jason Schrieber, shares insights on current driverless vehicle capabilities and work on the city-level to start planning for the impacts on our communities.
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