Stantec takes a glimpse into big trends for post-secondary education design.
How long should your building's audiovisual system last?
A Simple Cell Phone (SCP) Scale can guide you to making the right choice for your AV budget and your end users
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Student housing series: Student housing vs. multi-family housing—what are the differences?
While student and multi-family housing share a common building form, it’s the student resident that drives the innovation of new spaces
Rethinking details with Passive House
The first certified Passive House higher education building in Canada was inspired by passive design principles and wood innovation.
Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change
How technology is changing the way we communicate and think about design
WEBINAR RECORDING: Career & Technical Education's impact on education design
Did you miss out CTE webinar? No worries. You can still get our insights on how the CTE revolution is evolving how we think of education and space. Click for the recording.
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
How major trends from the past are informing future learning environments
What will safety and security, sustainability, and technical education look like in learning environments 20 years from now?
Creating “in-between” spaces in research facilities
To truly support cutting-edge research and attract the best, health science buildings need rooms for collaboration and informal learning
Libraries & Learning Commons, Part 3
We share some of the most valuable lessons we’ve learned throughout the process of designing modern academic libraries across North America.
Published in Higher Education Estates: Designing research into university estates
David Martin discusses the role of architecture in supporting translational research and medicine in Higher Education Estates magazine.
Why your office needs a makerspace—it’s about investing in the creative workplace
Harvesting creativity and innovation requires the right spaces and creates a culture that attracts the best employees
Published in the Clinical Services Journal - Translational Research: From Bench to Bedside
David Martin talks about design that supports translation of innovation to patient outcomes
Presenting Design Quarterly 03: Technology driving change
Pushing technology to create lasting, human-centered places
From the Design Quarterly: Bridging cultures to create buildings for unique populations
Lessons in navigating cultural differences in the design process from the Arctic Circle to the Sahara
Student housing series: What are the five questions to ask when designing a student unit?
Knowing the right questions to ask your client upfront can make a unit more comfortable and affordable, while smoothing the design process
Quoted in University Business: The changing face of the university campus
University students have high expectations for their learning environments. London-based principal and education sector lead Aaron Taylor shares how the design of education facilities is changing.
3 things to consider when designing a storm shelter for your school
Storm shelter requirements are changing the way we approach school design. Location, critical support systems, and operations and maintenance need to be considered.
Student housing series: How do you balance affordability and comfort in acoustical design?
Recognizing the source of noise in student housing guides acoustical and sound deadening elements that have the greatest impact
From the Design Quarterly: Incubating campus cool
The library becomes a hub for campus fellowship
Educating students for jobs we can’t envision (Part 1)
Three new priorities we need to keep in mind for education spaces—it’s not about subjects, it’s about skills
Creating a housing plan to support and engage a student throughout their academic career