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  • TAKE OUR QUIZ: Is mass timber a viable option for your next building project?

    TAKE OUR QUIZ: Is mass timber a viable option for your next building project?

    Learn about the advantages of designing and building with engineered wood and mass timber in an interactive quiz.

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  • Is your career and technical education center future-ready?

    Is your career and technical education center future-ready?

    When school districts create opportunities for collaboration in their CTE centers, they help students be ready for jobs that don’t currently exist

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  • Forming unique alliances to help Seychelles adapt to a changing climate

    Forming unique alliances to help Seychelles adapt to a changing climate

    To share knowledge and help build capacities in weather mapping, we helped establish a rare type of collaboration between the private Meteo France and the public Seychelles Meteorological Authority

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  • Water was always a strong theme in my life and led me to a career in water engineering

    Water was always a strong theme in my life and led me to a career in water engineering

    Water is an extremely exciting industry. There is always a need for water, so water engineering is a career that will never go away.

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  • Published in Alaska Business Monthly: From Open Floors to Enclaves

    Published in Alaska Business Monthly: From Open Floors to Enclaves

    Office interiors are adapting to changing times. What does that mean for business owners? How can architects help? Two of our Anchorage architects explain.

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  • Micro-lofts: Are these tiny units coming to the suburbs?

    Micro-lofts: Are these tiny units coming to the suburbs?

    Micro-lofts have been a fast-growing trend in urban areas, but can they work well in the suburbs too? Our experts share their insights.

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  • Self-service bag drops and the challenges of speeding up airport baggage check-in

    Self-service bag drops and the challenges of speeding up airport baggage check-in

    More airports are asking passengers to check their own baggage. What’s the ripple effect?

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  • Published in IFHE Digest: Creating opportunities in translational research

    Published in IFHE Digest: Creating opportunities in translational research

    David Martin, VP of Stantec UK, writes about the role of the built environment in effective translational research.

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  • From ancient to contemporary: How to design a monastery in the 21st century

    From ancient to contemporary: How to design a monastery in the 21st century

    Designing modern-day projects for cultural organizations presents unique challenges—and here are 4 ways to deal with them

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  • Published in Innovation: Courting Disaster: The Increasing Challenges of Risk Assessment

    Published in Innovation: Courting Disaster: The Increasing Challenges of Risk Assessment

    As human advance and interact with more geotechnical hazards, the role of the geotechnical specialist becomes increasingly complex and embodies more responsibility

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  • Creating a new kind of mining conference in Nevada—collaboration and trust are critical

    Creating a new kind of mining conference in Nevada—collaboration and trust are critical

    The most recent Elko Roundtable featured an unbridled conversation about risk and design in the mining industry

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  • Design comeuppance: The call center gets its turn

    Design comeuppance: The call center gets its turn

    A thoughtfully designed workplace environment, amenities, brand message, and name help shatter the mold of a stereotypical call center

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Speak up. Get involved. Shape the future.

    From the Design Quarterly: Speak up. Get involved. Shape the future.

    Designers are problem solvers. We need to have a louder voice in today’s biggest problem-solving conversations.

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  • Student housing series: Designing a home away from home in The Golden State

    Student housing series: Designing a home away from home in The Golden State

    California asserts building code restrictions more stringently than other states, making design challenging for student housing

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  • Joining America Walks opened my eyes—it’s a long path to genuine walkability for everyone

    Joining America Walks opened my eyes—it’s a long path to genuine walkability for everyone

    Walking is clearly beneficial for people and communities, yet assuring walkability for everyone turns out to be a lot of (worthwhile) hard work

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Why a buildings engineer may see an earth tube in your future

    From the Design Quarterly: Why a buildings engineer may see an earth tube in your future

    Ask an expert: Advancing technology means that buildings engineers are integrated into building design early in the process, which could save money in the long run

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  • Stantec experts present at FSBPA in St. Augustine!

    Stantec experts present at FSBPA in St. Augustine!

    On February 7, Stantec experts will present at the Florida Shore and Beach Preservation Conference in St. Augustine, FL

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  • What is amended soil, and why is it so important?

    What is amended soil, and why is it so important?

    Did you know that amended soil is a VIP for LID? Here’s a guide to amended soil and its key components

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  • How virtual reality can improve client and end-user relationships

    How virtual reality can improve client and end-user relationships

    The digital age has been accused of ruining relationships, but we’re finding that tools such as VR can actually improve them

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  • Agile Mining Leads to Breakthrough Results

    Agile Mining Leads to Breakthrough Results

    New strategies to plan and execute mining projects—from the ore body out—brings impressive results

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