Health

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges—repurposing retail for healthcare, innovative cancer treatment centers, making research facilities collaborative, and more—shaping health facility design.

  • Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities

    Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities

    Articulating a livable vision for city life

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  • Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 05: Smart & Livable Cities

    Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 05: Smart & Livable Cities

    Articulating a living vision for city living―from the smart city discussion to affordability, congestion, and transport

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  • Listening at the point of care: 4 key points from the first-ever Caregivers’ Forum

    Listening at the point of care: 4 key points from the first-ever Caregivers’ Forum

    Healthcare Facilities Symposium conference discussion highlighted crucial issues impacting the effectiveness of healthcare providers in the field

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  • How partnering with university students benefits both future and current architects

    How partnering with university students benefits both future and current architects

    Collaborating with University of Kansas master’s degree students inspires Doug King: “I’ve learned a great deal from these students and how they think”

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  • From the Design Quarterly: A healthy future for mass timber in medical facilities

    From the Design Quarterly: A healthy future for mass timber in medical facilities

    The healing properties of natural materials aren’t the only benefit of building with wood

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  • STEM is for everyone: 3 ways to “change the equation” of equality in the workplace

    STEM is for everyone: 3 ways to “change the equation” of equality in the workplace

    This year’s S.H.E. Summit offered a wide perspective on how we can cooperate across genders to build rewarding careers

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  • Mental Health and Substance Use Wellness Centre at Royal Columbian Hospital - Video1:57

    Mental Health and Substance Use Wellness Centre at Royal Columbian Hospital - Video

    View from the real time environment created by Stantec's Hayden Bennet and Aubrey Tucker, using TwinMotion technology.

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  • From the Design Quarterly: What happens when hospitals move out?

    From the Design Quarterly: What happens when hospitals move out?

    What can our experience designing urban places tell us about planning for the next chapter of healthcare building reuse?

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  • Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    5 tips to infuse natural elements into the built environment—from plants to pictures

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  • 4 advantages of adding retail to the healthcare experience

    4 advantages of adding retail to the healthcare experience

    Retail is changing the perception of going to the hospital—and provides benefits to patients, families, visitors, staff, and the client

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  • The joy and pain of designing childbirth spaces—creating an experience-adaptable room

    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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  • Immersive Design: Modernizing project flow

    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.

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  • How the right-sizing of hybrid operating rooms helps hospitals, surgeons, and patients

    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

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  • Designing healthcare spaces for kids: Infusing a sense of exploration and curiosity

    Designing healthcare spaces for kids: Infusing a sense of exploration and curiosity

    It’s possible to maintain a youthful sense of whimsy while staying realistic and on-budget for your project

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  • 7 principles to create a get-well plan for healthcare

    7 principles to create a get-well plan for healthcare

    If stakeholders in healthcare institutions can achieve greater harmony, our designs will have greater resonance with their mission

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  • Healthy light: How to design tunable or dynamic lighting to benefit patients and staff

    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

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Embracing new technology to improve design

    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

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Why should design firms leverage gaming engines?

    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

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  • Published in Prism: Designing healthcare spaces for kids: Infusing a sense of exploration and curiosity

    Published in Prism: Designing healthcare spaces for kids: Infusing a sense of exploration and curiosity

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  • Issue 04 | Intersections

    Issue 04 | Intersections

    When the silos break down, connections between people and place grow.

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