Nels Nelson shares the urban design process, research, and results of the world's first application of the WELL Community Standard in Water Street Tampa. The standard addresses district-scale performance in air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, temperature, sound, materials, mental health, and community.
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The joy and pain of designing childbirth spaces—creating an experience-adaptable room
Healthcare planners need to focus on creating a uniquely special patient experience for new families
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How an augmented reality spacewalk on the rocky surface of Mars marked the start of an opportunity that helps our designers better understand our clients’ needs
What is a smart city? And how can we avoid getting the "Betamax version"?
When planning for ‘smart cities’ the most important consideration is how new technologies can serve people
Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change
How technology is changing the way we communicate and think about design
[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
How the right-sizing of hybrid operating rooms helps hospitals, surgeons, and patients
Advancing technology is moving OR imaging equipment from fixed and cumbersome to smaller and mobile
Healthy light: How to design tunable or dynamic lighting to benefit patients and staff
In medical facilities, balanced lighting choices can stimulate the circadian system while providing illumination for round-the-clock care
From the Design Quarterly: Embracing new technology to improve design
Parametric design, virtual reality, and integrated 3D are changing the approach to design—and it’s resulting in better buildings
Are you too busy for BIM?
Why you should implement BIM into all your design efforts
From the Design Quarterly: Digitally illuminating a city’s utilization
Data visualization helps cities choose the right path to revitalization of retail and creation of pedestrian-friendly zones
Power and Technology at Stantec
Providing cutting edge of technology is essential in the power industry. Stantec’s Montreal team is pushing the envelope every day to ensure clients receive the most current and innovative solutions.
Artificial Intelligence: One answer to reducing greenhouse gases at industrial facilities
Data collection and analyzation can lead to cleaner, more efficient energy—a must in the coming decades
Published in Ontario Technologist Magazine: Wood Pole Design for Overhead Power Lines
Daniel Petahtegoose discusses how we can use continue to refine wood pole designs for overhead power lines.
Immersive Design: Modernizing project flow
Cutting edge technology like reality capture, real-time rendering and interactive animation software have enabled Stantec designers to immerse our clients into our designs.
Transformative design: Autonomy, agility, technology, and connectivity drive change
Celebrating World Architecture Day by exploring how we can design a better world—and opportunity is everywhere
From the Design Quarterly: Why should design firms leverage gaming engines?
The Digital Practice group borrows tech from the video game world to solve design challenges
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