Cool Technology & Research

  • From the Design Quarterly: Crunch time for innovation

    From the Design Quarterly: Crunch time for innovation

    Data-driven design, parametric design, and real-time visualization are reshaping the design process

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  • Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change

    Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change

    How technology is changing the way we communicate and think about design

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Creating the Red Planet city

    From the Design Quarterly: Creating the Red Planet city

    Envisioning a vernacular architecture for a metropolis on Mars—designing and building a giant underground tunnel

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  • Need to keep your community's bridges safe? Stantec is creating an app for that.

    Need to keep your community's bridges safe? Stantec is creating an app for that.

    Dr. Reed Ellis and his team are constantly evolving a research-based Bridge Management System that helps transportation agencies inspect and maintain their critical infrastructure

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  • Published: Managing sewer rehabilitation design with the push of a button

    Published: Managing sewer rehabilitation design with the push of a button

    Sewer system operation in the 21st century has never been more challenging; municipalities must balance cost with service levels to ensure both capital and operational expenditure are maximized.

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  • International Downtown Association Report: The Value of U.S. Downtowns and Center Cities

    International Downtown Association Report: The Value of U.S. Downtowns and Center Cities

    This groundbreaking study by the IDA, Stantec, and HR&A Advisors highlights a downtown’s unique and impactful contributions to a city's economy, inclusiveness, vibrancy, identity, and resilience

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  • Investing in ideas: Stantec's Creativity & Innovation Program

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  • How cross-collaboration strengthens healthcare design and education programs

    How cross-collaboration strengthens healthcare design and education programs

    Healthcare architects, educators, and researchers gather for one day with one goal in mind: to elevate healthcare design

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  • Mentioned in Forbes: Driverless Cars Will Dramatically Change Where And How We Live

    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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  • From the Design Quarterly: Old idea, new form—makerspaces make it big

    From the Design Quarterly: Old idea, new form—makerspaces make it big

    Makerspaces are coming to the library, university, and workplace near you. What inspires and defines the contemporary makerspace?

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  • Building urban energy resilience through education: The E-Pop Park

    Building urban energy resilience through education: The E-Pop Park

    How can spending time at a park today help ease the problems of tomorrow? At the energy pop-up park (E-Pop), visitors don’t just have fun, they learn about energy, too.

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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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  • What if your neighborhood could make you healthier?

    What if your neighborhood could make you healthier?

    The WELL Community Standard equips planners to build health promotion into the very fabric of neighborhoods

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  • EcoDriving can save you time, money, and effort—all while reducing your carbon footprint

    EcoDriving can save you time, money, and effort—all while reducing your carbon footprint

    Take a sneak peek at our ecoDriving course from the intern who helped update it

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  • Mehrdad Rostami published in IEEE Smart Grid white paper: Battery Storage System

    Mehrdad Rostami published in IEEE Smart Grid white paper: Battery Storage System

    This white paper provides solid insight into the role of energy storage, especially as it relates to the Smart Grid.

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  • Microgrids: An energy solution for small towns with big aspirations

    Microgrids: An energy solution for small towns with big aspirations

    A solution for the “chicken and egg” conundrum of smaller municipalities that lack the grid capacity to attract more industry

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  • Published: Isolated, and in need of sustainable solutions—wastewater management in remote communities

    Published: Isolated, and in need of sustainable solutions—wastewater management in remote communities

    How can we address the technical, financial, administrative, operational, and regulatory challenges facing wastewater management in northern Canadian communities?

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  • Mind wandering during everyday driving: Bridget Burdett's PhD

    Mind wandering during everyday driving: Bridget Burdett's PhD

    Principal Researcher Bridget Burdett discusses her PhD, 'Mind Wandering During Everyday Driving', in an interview on Radio New Zealand.

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  • What can workplace design learn from makerspaces in educational environments? (Part 1)

    What can workplace design learn from makerspaces in educational environments? (Part 1)

    How a benchmarking study helps us educate workplace clients on makerspaces and ultimately assess culture and growth strategies

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  • Can BIM cut costs for tomorrow’s healthcare PFI schemes?

    Can BIM cut costs for tomorrow’s healthcare PFI schemes?

    Private finance has played a crucial role in UK healthcare, but costs are mounting. The use of building information modelling software could help.

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  • Published: Tennessee – A Case Study In Creating A Resilient State

    Published: Tennessee – A Case Study In Creating A Resilient State

    In Smart & Resilient Cities, Susan Marlow explores why communities wanting to become more resilient should anticipate and adapt to the stressors that new technology-driven transportation will bring

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