From the Design Quarterly: What’s the payback on solar schools?
Energy modeling can help school districts make better financial decisions when planning new schools
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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
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.
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?
From the Design Quarterly: Crunch time for innovation
Data-driven design, parametric design, and real-time visualization are reshaping the design process
Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change
How technology is changing the way we communicate and think about design
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
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
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.
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
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.
Presenting Design Quarterly 03: Technology driving change
Pushing technology to create lasting, human-centered places
What if your neighborhood could make you healthier?
The WELL Community Standard equips planners to build health promotion into the very fabric of neighborhoods
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
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.
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
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?
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.
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
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.
Published: Tennessee – A Case Study In Creating A Resilient State