Landscape Architecture

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges shaping landscape architecture.

  • [With Video] Envisioning the revitalized design of the Old Sacramento urban riverfront

    [With Video] Envisioning the revitalized design of the Old Sacramento urban riverfront

    Design competition inspires interdisciplinary team to craft a vision to transform an underutilized district into a vibrant community

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  • Art and architecture meet in the desert

    Art and architecture meet in the desert

    The new Boulder City Bypass shows how embracing history—in this case the Hoover Dam—can influence today’s landscape designs

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Teaching nature via outdoor spaces and sustainable design

    From the Design Quarterly: Teaching nature via outdoor spaces and sustainable design

    Whether it’s an outdoor learning center or using the school building as a teaching tool, educators are embracing sustainable design in their curriculum

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  • Published in Parks & Rec Business: An Uphill Battle

    Published in Parks & Rec Business: An Uphill Battle

    Hillside Park in Rancho Cordova, California, faced challenges—economic crash, limited funds, tough site. Our team helped make the dream a reality.

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Landscapes that do more

    From the Design Quarterly: Landscapes that do more

    A systems-based, interdisciplinary approach to landscape architecture delivers a rich community resource

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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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  • Why planting urban trees is important to communities

    Why planting urban trees is important to communities

    Urban trees add beauty, provide shade from the heat, and create safety barriers between pedestrians and vehicles.

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  • Landscape architects: On the front lines of the battle for resilience

    Landscape architects: On the front lines of the battle for resilience

    Landscape architects play a critical role in protecting our communities. Find out how.

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  • A sustainable parking lot? It can be done

    A sustainable parking lot? It can be done

    Permeable pavement, a green parking solution

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  • From the Design Quarterly: How systems thinking is good for our changing world

    From the Design Quarterly: How systems thinking is good for our changing world

    Today’s urban communities are challenged by crumbling infrastructure. As our cities densify, exploring systems thinking is critical to a resilient future.

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  • 3 urban planning trends that are changing how our cities will look in the future

    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

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  • We need to start talking NOW about shared autonomous mobility—5 urban dividends

    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.

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  • Ontario’s new regulation for excess soil—what does it mean for you?

    Ontario’s new regulation for excess soil—what does it mean for you?

    If you’re a municipality or a developer, this regulation will change how you must approach excess soil

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  • Published in Community Design Collaborative: Carnell Scholars Drive Schoolyard Design

    Published in Community Design Collaborative: Carnell Scholars Drive Schoolyard Design

    Stantec’s Philadelphia team received a community design award for conceptual open space improvements at the Laura H. Carnell School in Philadelphia

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  • From the Design Quarterly: 6 approaches to waterfront revitalization

    From the Design Quarterly: 6 approaches to waterfront revitalization

    How thoughtful decisions can drive the creation of livable urban places down by the water

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  • Discussing unconscious bias can be uncomfortable, but not confronting it can be worse

    Discussing unconscious bias can be uncomfortable, but not confronting it can be worse

    If we accept that all of us have unconscious bias, we can start to recognize our biases, address them, and make successful changes—at work and in the community

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  • Published in Landscape Architecture Magazine: Wheels of All Types

    Published in Landscape Architecture Magazine: Wheels of All Types

    In LaGrange, Georgia, a skatepark is designed for users of all ages and abilities

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  • [With video] 3 ways to make your public consultation process a success

    [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

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  • Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 07: Adapting to change

    Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 07: Adapting to change

    Creating lasting design in a dynamic and unpredictable world

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  • Diverse industry partnerships strengthen community projects

    Diverse industry partnerships strengthen community projects

    Effectively assembling community partnerships can advance important projects such as downtown revitalization or economic development

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