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  • From the Design Quarterly: Digitally modeling cost-effective sustainable solutions

    From the Design Quarterly: Digitally modeling cost-effective sustainable solutions

    Using the latest in digital tools, designers and engineers can achieve sustainable building performance on a budget

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  • Five ways smart cities can change daily life in the public realm (for the better)

    Five ways smart cities can change daily life in the public realm (for the better)

    Better health, reduced energy consumption and improved security are just some of the possibilities, proponents say

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Retrofitting today’s buildings for a sustainable future

    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.

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  • From Stantec ERA: The future of the mining industry in a renewable-energy world

    From Stantec ERA: The future of the mining industry in a renewable-energy world

    Increasing synergies lead to reduced energy costs, improved environmental performance, and a greater social impact

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  • A case study on creating a sustainable port for Canada’s Department of National Defence

    A case study on creating a sustainable port for Canada’s Department of National Defence

    Resilient infrastructure design practices help to protect the nation against threats stemming from climate change

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  • Agritecture: Bridging the design gap between city and farm

    Agritecture: Bridging the design gap between city and farm

    Urban agriculture presents a design challenge, but a multidisciplinary approach offers a solution

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Teaching sustainability and energy conservation through play

    From the Design Quarterly: Teaching sustainability and energy conservation through play

    Energy use is high and energy literacy is low; a pop-up park turns city parks into places that boost energy understanding

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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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  • Merging design technologies helps fast-track transit project in fast-growing Seattle area

    Merging design technologies helps fast-track transit project in fast-growing Seattle area

    Unique, nontraditional, and highly coordinated BIM process helps Sound Transit’s new Operations and Maintenance Facility take shape

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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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  • 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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  • Indigenous healthcare facility design, a conversation (Part 2)

    Indigenous healthcare facility design, a conversation (Part 2)

    Three healthcare designers discuss considerations such as connection to place and sustainability

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  • How the Envision rating system promotes ecological restoration

    How the Envision rating system promotes ecological restoration

    Envision can help move the sustainable design conversation beyond “do no harm”

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  • Making Building Information Modeling more accessible to all your project stakeholders

    Making Building Information Modeling more accessible to all your project stakeholders

    With its steep learning curve and technical complexity, BIM can leave some project participants feeling excluded. Here are some ways to solve that problem.

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  • Helping local governments prepare financially for climate change

    Helping local governments prepare financially for climate change

    Read Eric Dunford's article in Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine (see page 34).

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Crunch time for innovation

    From the Design Quarterly: Crunch time for innovation

    Data-driven design, parametric design, and real-time visualization are reshaping the design process

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Creating the Red Planet city

    From the Design Quarterly: Creating the Red Planet city

    Envisioning a vernacular architecture for a metropolis on Mars—designing and building a giant underground tunnel

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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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  • From the Design Quarterly: Bridging cultures to create buildings for unique populations

    From the Design Quarterly: Bridging cultures to create buildings for unique populations

    Lessons in navigating cultural differences in the design process from the Arctic Circle to the Sahara

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  • Building urban energy resilience through education: The E-Pop Park

    Building urban energy resilience through education: The E-Pop Park

    How can spending time at a park today help ease the problems of tomorrow? At the energy pop-up park (E-Pop), visitors don’t just have fun, they learn about energy, too.

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