Shared autonomous vehicles will free up urban parking spaces, thereby increasing density, say Harold Madi and David Dixon in the Ontario Planning Journal
Transit is set for a major disruption. Now is the time to start preparing
Safeguarding communities by studying isolation factors, identifying secondary routes, and using data and analytics to ensure freight arrives in time
A Canadian healthcare architect looks at how hospital staff can act now to modify facilities and contain a pandemic
How can cities harness rainwater? It starts with making the decision to forget about paving—and choosing to lead with landscape.
Designing a healthcare environment that promotes wellness and healing—while generating a sense of community belonging
How designing a women’s shelter taught one architect about recovery, reintegration, and empowerment
Looking to enliven your city with a laneway revamp? Follow the themes of breathe, move, frame, celebrate, and inspire.
Our communities are facing unprecedented change, but we have the power to turn challenges into sustainability
Putting people at the center of mobility planning flips traditional models on their head
Design can help increase mental healthcare access for city dwellers
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?
A mentor from Stantec’s Idea Hackathon shares her thoughts from a two-day forum on smart city solutions
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?
The right flooring choices can help with wayfinding, healing, and level of comfort
North American communities are switching to electric buses; here are 8 factors to consider when retrofitting bus facilities for more sustainable transit options
Stantec’s smart cities lead Nancy MacDonald tells our research partner ESI ThoughtLab what makes a hyperconnected 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
Standard building requirements don’t have to be boring – here’s how you can inject whimsical touches into everyday design features
Toronto’s unprecedented growth has spurred conversations on new ways to approach Transit-Oriented Development, with lessons for both Canada and the US
We have the technology and the knowledge to build smart cities for people—it’s time we put them into action