Offices - Toronto ON

  • Sidewalk Labs plan is setting a precedent in its approach to mobility

    Sidewalk Labs plan is setting a precedent in its approach to mobility

    Putting people at the center of mobility planning flips traditional models on their head

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  • Weaving mental healthcare spaces into the neighborhood

    Weaving mental healthcare spaces into the neighborhood

    Design can help increase mental healthcare access for city dwellers

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  • Published in NRU Toronto: Designing the smart city

    Published in NRU Toronto: Designing the smart city

    How can we build smart cities that serve their citizens well? How can we use technology to ensure Toronto is a thriving, livable, and resilient city for everyone?

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  • [With Video] 3 surprising things I discovered from hacking 21st-century city challenges

    [With Video] 3 surprising things I discovered from hacking 21st-century city challenges

    A mentor from Stantec’s Idea Hackathon shares her thoughts from a two-day forum on smart city solutions

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    Stantec Idea Hackathon

    Our inaugural hackathon asked teams to solve our challenge statement: How can we use technology to ensure Toronto is a thriving, livable, and resilient city for all?

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  • Grounded art: Flooring in healthcare spaces increases in creativity and impact

    Grounded art: Flooring in healthcare spaces increases in creativity and impact

    The right flooring choices can help with wayfinding, healing, and level of comfort

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  • Published in Metro Magazine: Retrofitting garages for zero-emissions buses

    Published in Metro Magazine: Retrofitting garages for zero-emissions buses

    North American communities are switching to electric buses; here are 8 factors to consider when retrofitting bus facilities for more sustainable transit options

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  • ESI ThoughtLab: The Path to a Hyperconnected City

    ESI ThoughtLab: The Path to a Hyperconnected City

    Stantec’s smart cities lead Nancy MacDonald tells our research partner ESI ThoughtLab what makes a hyperconnected city

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  • What does it mean to future-proof a city?

    What does it mean to future-proof a city?

    While no one can predict the future, experts in smart technology and urban planning say there are ways to help cities adapt and thrive

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  • Can a kids’ healthcare space teach, entertain, and heal?

    Can a kids’ healthcare space teach, entertain, and heal?

    Standard building requirements don’t have to be boring – here’s how you can inject whimsical touches into everyday design features

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  • Published in Railway Age: P3s key for Transit Oriented Development

    Published in Railway Age: P3s key for Transit Oriented Development

    Toronto’s unprecedented growth has spurred conversations on new ways to approach Transit-Oriented Development, with lessons for both Canada and the US

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  • How can we build smart cities of the future?

    How can we build smart cities of the future?

    We have the technology and the knowledge to build smart cities for people—it’s time we put them into action

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  • From the Design Quarterly: How are we designing for livable cities today?

    From the Design Quarterly: How are we designing for livable cities today?

    Ask an expert: Nancy MacDonald, Stantec vice president for Urban Places, on the big issues facing cities today and her love of urban placemaking

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Embracing modular and prefab for future-ready design

    From the Design Quarterly: Embracing modular and prefab for future-ready design

    Complex projects when time and space are tight are a perfect fit for off-site prefabrication and modular construction

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  • Design Quarterly Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities

    Design Quarterly Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities

    Articulating a livable vision for city life.

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Creating the right collisions for higher education

    From the Design Quarterly: Creating the right collisions for higher education

    From a transdisciplinary approach to flexible spaces and coffee shops, designing for collaboration in health and science research environments is changing

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  • Microtransit series (Part 4): Academic research can help advance accessible transit

    Microtransit series (Part 4): Academic research can help advance accessible transit

    How partnerships between public agencies, universities, and the private sector can meet the needs of accessible transit ridership

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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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  • From the Design Quarterly: 7 facets of the changing airport

    From the Design Quarterly: 7 facets of the changing airport

    Refocusing on passenger experience is central to a new—and more comfortable—vision for air travel

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Breaking down silos in healthcare education

    From the Design Quarterly: Breaking down silos in healthcare education

    How design can support the creation of a cross-disciplinary culture of learning

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