Cool Technology & Research

  • Can smart mobility solutions answer transit’s first/last mile challenge?

    Can smart mobility solutions answer transit’s first/last mile challenge?

    Many municipalities are hoping to avert the ‘hell’ of personal autonomous vehicles for the ‘heaven’ of mobility-as-a-service

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  • What can smart buildings do for the environment?

    What can smart buildings do for the environment?

    Sensors, data, and automation can serve a higher purpose, but only if we design them to

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  • Published in NRU Toronto: Designing the smart city

    Published in NRU Toronto: Designing the smart city

    How can we build smart cities that serve their citizens well? How can we use technology to ensure Toronto is a thriving, livable, and resilient city for everyone?

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  • How do you design smart cities for people? Start by getting them involved.

    How do you design smart cities for people? Start by getting them involved.

    Explore the ideas, insights, and experiences from Stantec's first Idea Hackathon: Toward a Smart Toronto

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  • [With Video] 3 surprising things I discovered from hacking 21st-century city challenges

    [With Video] 3 surprising things I discovered from hacking 21st-century city challenges

    A mentor from Stantec’s Idea Hackathon shares her thoughts from a two-day forum on smart city solutions

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  • Five ways smart cities can change daily life in the public realm (for the better)

    Five ways smart cities can change daily life in the public realm (for the better)

    Better health, reduced energy consumption and improved security are just some of the possibilities, proponents say

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

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  • ESI ThoughtLab: The Path to a Hyperconnected City

    ESI ThoughtLab: The Path to a Hyperconnected City

    Stantec’s smart cities lead Nancy MacDonald tells our research partner ESI ThoughtLab what makes a hyperconnected city

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  • Published in The Institute of Water Magazine: Digital! What now?

    Published in The Institute of Water Magazine: Digital! What now?

    Stantec’s Jo Kelsey reflects on the water industry’s ambition to embrace digital solutions to improve performance and delivery of outcomes

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  • What is microtransit? And how can transit agencies use it to fill gaps in their mass transit systems?

    What is microtransit? And how can transit agencies use it to fill gaps in their mass transit systems?

    Learn more in our interactive infographic

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  • What does it mean to future-proof a city?

    What does it mean to future-proof a city?

    While no one can predict the future, experts in smart technology and urban planning say there are ways to help cities adapt and thrive

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  • Published in Informed Infrastructure: Moving Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Forward

    Published in Informed Infrastructure: Moving Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Forward

    A smart mobility testing ground launches via partnership between Stantec, Space Institute Research Corp., and University of Tennessee Space Institute

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  • 3 steps to deploying an autonomous vehicle shuttle pilot project

    3 steps to deploying an autonomous vehicle shuttle pilot project

    AV shuttles will soon become a part of our daily lives. If you’re considering a pilot project, here’s what you need to keep in mind.

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  • [With Video] How can technology from video games bring flood risks to life?

    [With Video] How can technology from video games bring flood risks to life?

    FEMA Risk MAP data and 3D mapping help the public visualize flood risk and support more resilient communities

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  • From Stantec ERA: The power of bringing hydropower and solar energy together

    From Stantec ERA: The power of bringing hydropower and solar energy together

    The combination of a hybrid solar and hydroelectric systems could provide new opportunities for sustainable power generation

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  • Smarter utilities make for more resilient cities

    Smarter utilities make for more resilient cities

    Technology that allows utilities to better manage energy and water flow can help urban centres adapt to growth and climate change

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  • Predicting the unpredictable: How a Stantec toolbox helps us understand future flood risks

    Predicting the unpredictable: How a Stantec toolbox helps us understand future flood risks

    Stantec and clients are combining historic rainfall and climate data with the latest modelling tools to prepare communities for future weather events

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  • Design Quarterly Issue 06 | Destination Zero

    Design Quarterly Issue 06 | Destination Zero

    What's driving the global push for sustainable buildings and what are the tools and techniques we can use to create Net Zero Carbon and Net Zero Energy buildings?

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Embracing the unknown when thinking big data and smart cities

    From the Design Quarterly: Embracing the unknown when thinking big data and smart cities

    Our data revolution—5G, smart and connected buildings, autonomous vehicles—is changing the design profession

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  • Published: Minimal Disturbance: Milestone Project Tests Capabilities of Microtunnelling

    Published: Minimal Disturbance: Milestone Project Tests Capabilities of Microtunnelling

    How to design for the largest diameter microtunnelling project in North America as featured in Trenchless Technology Canada

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  • Building on our community roots to help North American orchid conservation

    Building on our community roots to help North American orchid conservation

    How Stantec botanist Melissa Curran is partnering with researchers and community members for the conservation of terrestrial orchids in North America

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