Offices - Ottawa

  • Climate change vs. existing buildings: 8 steps toward energy efficiency

    Climate change vs. existing buildings: 8 steps toward energy efficiency

    There’s a great business case for new green developments, but let’s not forget about investing to upgrade older buildings

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  • EcoDriving can save you time, money, and effort—all while reducing your carbon footprint

    EcoDriving can save you time, money, and effort—all while reducing your carbon footprint

    Take a sneak peek at our ecoDriving course from the intern who helped update it

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  • Engineering the impossible at Nunavut’s Iqaluit Airport

    Engineering the impossible at Nunavut’s Iqaluit Airport

    The first P3 airport in North America is part of HISTORY’s ‘Project Impossible’ series

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  • Bringing the PIEVC Protocol to Canada’s First Nations communities

    Bringing the PIEVC Protocol to Canada’s First Nations communities

    Incorporating traditional knowledge into an engineering framework to strengthen infrastructure and guard against climate change effects

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  • How do you pick the right greenhouse gas verification body for your project? (Part 1)

    How do you pick the right greenhouse gas verification body for your project? (Part 1)

    Six points to consider when looking at options for GHG verification

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  • What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    Protecting infrastructure from climate change and creating stronger communities with a multi-step process

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  • From snowflakes to seashells: An engineer’s career takes flight

    From snowflakes to seashells: An engineer’s career takes flight

    Career planning leads to an Arctic airport design assignment—and that leads to other exciting destinations

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  • Managing assets in the context of future climate uncertainty

    In this Canadian Civil Engineer article, Dr. Guy Félio explains why the traditional “factor of safety” approach to asset management no longer works

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  • Canada’s peregrine falcon recovery: An inspirational return from devastation

    Canada’s peregrine falcon recovery: An inspirational return from devastation

    After 40 years, the bird of prey was removed from the endangered list; here’s one bird lover’s first-person account of how it happened

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  • PFAS 101: What you need to know about perfluoroalkylated substances—and why

    PFAS 101: What you need to know about perfluoroalkylated substances—and why

    PFAS—found in firefighting foam, microwave popcorn bags, and cosmetics—are present in our food chain and we’re still studying their impact

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  • Avoiding traffic trouble: Planning for large events

    Avoiding traffic trouble: Planning for large events

    Visual storytelling can help large events with extensive road closures run smoothly without creating traffic congestion

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  • Delethalization of airport runways: What is it and how do we achieve it?

    Delethalization of airport runways: What is it and how do we achieve it?

    Helping airport operators make airfields safer

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  • From zero to story: Hemingway, a hundred-dollar bill, and Stantec's storytelling culture

    From zero to story: Hemingway, a hundred-dollar bill, and Stantec's storytelling culture

    How Hemingway, a hundred-dollar bill, and digital technology helped kick-start Stantec’s storytelling culture

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  • Extending bike paths through Ottawa's congested downtown

    Extending bike paths through Ottawa's congested downtown

    How a designer and avid cyclist tackled bike path obstacles in Canada’s capital city.

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  • How a unique procurement process got Ottawa's Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel underground

    How a unique procurement process got Ottawa's Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel underground

    The unique procurement process for Ottawa’s Combined Sewage Storage Tunnel

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  • How designers modernize heritage buildings while preserving that heritage

    How designers modernize heritage buildings while preserving that heritage

    The benefits of building virtually, before knocking down walls

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  • Planting for the future: Enhancing communities with a thriving tree canopy

    Planting for the future: Enhancing communities with a thriving tree canopy

    Trees are an essential component of community design, and need to be considered from the outset

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  • What happens when extreme sports and engineering collide (not literally)?

    What happens when extreme sports and engineering collide (not literally)?

    Red Bull’s Crashed Ice needed some creative engineering to help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday

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