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From Stantec ERA: What’s the future of energy? An Energy Remix to power our planet.
As the population grows, the need for more energy also grows—and old and new stakeholders are redefining how we power, live, and move about our planet
Infrastructure Week 2019: The state of American transit today and tomorrow
How do we get people moving? It’s about acceptable commute times, longer-term master plans, and high-capacity public transport systems.
Infrastructure Week 2019: Parks as infrastructure—providing resilience and quality of life
Across America, 1 in 3 people do not have access to a park within a 10-minute walk of their home. Here’s why that’s a problem.
Infrastructure Week 2019: Brownfield development is the future of the US urban landscape
Changes in demographics, urban density, P3 partnerships, and economic justice have reinforced the importance of brownfields
Infrastructure Week 2019: The future of green infrastructure
Stormwater management systems shouldn’t be buried under other infrastructure priorities—and green infrastructure can help build resiliency
Infrastructure Week 2019: The state of American roadways today and tomorrow
Lessons that will allow us to #BuildForTomorrow, create more sustainable communities, and move more efficiently
Smart cities: Is there a playbook for that?
Stantec is partnering with ESI ThoughtLab, Visa, Deloitte, Oracle, and others to develop an evidence-based smart city playbook for cities to follow
Published in REDNews: How updates to floodplain mapping will impact Texas
Natural Disasters, such as catastrophic flooding, challenge the very essence of the community
Infrastructure Week webinar alert: 4 ideas on how to build for tomorrow
In celebration of Infrastructure Week, Stantec experts are hosting a PechaKucha-style webinar to share ideas on how we can #BuildForTomorrow
Stantec ERA Issue 01 | The Energy Remix
What is the future of the energy market?
Published in World Water Magazine: Need project insight? Ask Alexa
Stantec’s Paul Taylor takes a closer look at how artificial intelligence (AI) may change project and programme management in the near future
All Things Urban: Joe Geller talks Stantec’s Urban Places
Stantec’s Urban Places team is using an integrated approach to help cities and suburbs alike take advantage of the burgeoning urban renaissance.
Featured in Microgrid Knowledge: Could the David Johnston Research + Technology Park Microgrid Be a Model?
Stantec’s Mike Voll, Global Sector Leader for Smart Technologies, is featured in an article that talks about a Stantec microgrid project
Is virtual reality for design worth it? Yes. Here’s why.
VR makes communication with key stakeholders easy, increases project efficiency, and provides a valuable marketing tool
The trickle-down effect of enhancing satellite technology
New satellites can measure the earth’s surface on the scale of centimetres, making remote sensing more powerful
From the Design Quarterly: Embracing modular and prefab for future-ready design
Complex projects when time and space are tight are a perfect fit for off-site prefabrication and modular construction
From the Design Quarterly: Teaching sustainability and energy conservation through play
Energy use is high and energy literacy is low; a pop-up park turns city parks into places that boost energy understanding
What can smart city planners learn from 3,000-year-old Varanasi, India?
India faces infrastructure challenges, yet one of its ancient cities is bridging old and new ideologies—an inspiration for all aspiring smart cities
Design Quarterly Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities
Articulating a livable vision for city life
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