On March 22, 2018, David presented to an international audience at the 2018 New Zealand Planning Institute conference about the growing demand for denser, mixed-use, walkable—urban—environments in the suburbs.
Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change
How technology is changing the way we communicate and think about design
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The 7 best practices of highly effective smart cities
Learn how the world’s smartest cities deploy technology to securely interconnect transportation systems, utilities, buildings, public spaces, and more
From the Design Quarterly: 6 trends shaping community sports and rec facility design
Flexibility and inclusivity are key when creating the neighborhood gathering spot for active lifestyles
3 urban planning trends that are changing how our cities will look in the future
Urban developments are seeking to promote innovation, healthy living, and sustainability
We need to start talking NOW about shared autonomous mobility—5 urban dividends
Shared autonomous mobility can unlock major social, economic, and environmental value for denser urban places. We need to start planning today.
Published in Mobility Lab: For Mobility as a Service to succeed, consider it more as a policy than an app
Stantec’s Andy Boenau shares how MaaS could take us anywhere we need to go—affordably and sustainably
From the Design Quarterly: Meet me at the new mall—10 ways to make them cool
Once just a means for getting from store to store, the concourse emerges as the cool place to be in today’s malls
Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 08: Wellness & active lifestyles
Design strategies that promote occupant well-being
From the Design Quarterly: 6 approaches to waterfront revitalization
How thoughtful decisions can drive the creation of livable urban places down by the water
Redefining lost urban spaces: 5 ways to turn a laneway into a “lanescape”
Looking to enliven your city with a laneway revamp? Follow the themes of breathe, move, frame, celebrate, and inspire.
Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more
Community Futures speaks to the most significant trends influencing our cities, from climate change to digital innovation
Published in Railway Age: Transit-Oriented Development, Philadelphia Style
The city’s compact, walkable character makes it a prime candidate for TOD
[With video] 3 ways to make your public consultation process a success
Public consultation should be considered an integral strategy for your project—and not just an item to check off a list
Published in Railway Age: Transit Oriented Development – Chicago
Effectively leveraging rail infrastructure to create dynamic, walkable, higher-density urban neighborhoods in Chicago
Evolving Cities: Infrastructure Update
Community Development Senior Vice President Simon O’Byrne delivers this update on the Infrastructure business at Stantec.
Diverse industry partnerships strengthen community projects
Effectively assembling community partnerships can advance important projects such as downtown revitalization or economic development
Weaving mental healthcare spaces into the neighborhood
Design can help increase mental healthcare access for city dwellers
From the Design Quarterly: 8 ways to design for density and live where the action is
Cities that have higher density are inherently more sustainable—and they are generally more livable, too
Published in Planning magazine: May you live in interesting times
Planning commissioners and planning staffs must chart a path forward while considering climate, demographic, economic, and technological changes
From the Design Quarterly: Retrofitting today’s buildings for a sustainable future
Most existing buildings will still be in use 50 years from now. Retrofitting for sustainability is critical to a low-carbon future.
Published in Railway Age: TOD: How New York got it right