Rating Systems (LEED, Envision & More)

  • 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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  • Why the Envision Rating System changed my infrastructure design perspective

    Why the Envision Rating System changed my infrastructure design perspective

    How one project changed the way a water and wastewater engineer thinks about design

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  • How LEED® V4 brings the entire design team together to create responsible solutions

    How LEED® V4 brings the entire design team together to create responsible solutions

    Fully integrating the project team from start to finish ensured everyone supported responsible design

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  • Will Fitwel "fit well" in the building industry?

    Will Fitwel "fit well" in the building industry?

    Healthy building standard seeks to fill attainable, affordable niche

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  • The emergence of health-focused rating systems

    The emergence of health-focused rating systems

    WELL and Fitwel meet growing demand for healthy workplaces

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  • Let it rain: A holistic plan for water use and reuse in a sustainable building

    Let it rain: A holistic plan for water use and reuse in a sustainable building

    Denver Water’s new complex pushes the boundaries of sustainability with its innovative water efficiency

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  • Cutting calories and carbon: Rethinking residence life to promote a healthier campus

    Cutting calories and carbon: Rethinking residence life to promote a healthier campus

    How residence halls can merge evidence-based design and sustainability best practices to promote campus well-being

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  • Energy efficiency is really about energy productivity—and that’s about the bottom line

    Energy efficiency is really about energy productivity—and that’s about the bottom line

    As we adopt the language of revenue growth, designers and engineers can use metrics to connect with clients where it matters to them most

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Speak up. Get involved. Shape the future.

    From the Design Quarterly: Speak up. Get involved. Shape the future.

    Designers are problem solvers. We need to have a louder voice in today’s biggest problem-solving conversations.

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  • Wood is good (Part 1): 7 reasons to consider wood construction on your next project

    Wood is good (Part 1): 7 reasons to consider wood construction on your next project

    Safety, resilience, and versatility are all advantages that mass timber can offer compared to steel and concrete

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  • Published in LD+A Magazine: Circadian in the Workplace: Does it make sense yet?

    Published in LD+A Magazine: Circadian in the Workplace: Does it make sense yet?

    Stantec's Senior Lighting Designer, Rachel Fitzgerald, co-authored an article that addresses this new trend in workplace design, published in LD+A Magazine's October 2018 issue.

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  • World Architecture Day: How do people and places impact global design decisions?

    World Architecture Day: How do people and places impact global design decisions?

    Design has the power to transform lives, if we are truly committed to improving the local community

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  • Transformative design: Autonomy, agility, technology, and connectivity drive change

    Transformative design: Autonomy, agility, technology, and connectivity drive change

    Celebrating World Architecture Day by exploring how we can design a better world—and opportunity is everywhere

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  • Championing a changing office space at Stantec Tower

    Championing a changing office space at Stantec Tower

    Our new global headquarters embraces workplace innovation and design—offering unique flexibility and a community connection

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  • Stantec's new global headquarters: A towering achievement

    Stantec's new global headquarters: A towering achievement

    Reflecting on the history and evolution of skyscrapers as we prepare to move into the new Stantec Tower

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  • Published: Jamaica adds 7.2 MW in first hydropower expansion in 30 years

    Published: Jamaica adds 7.2 MW in first hydropower expansion in 30 years

    Featured in Hydro Review (June 2017) this 7.2-MW expansion of the 6-MW Maggotty Falls hydropower was the first new hydro facility implemented in Jamaica in the past 30 years

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  • The heart of office: The kitchen’s crucial role in workplace wellness and productivity

    The heart of office: The kitchen’s crucial role in workplace wellness and productivity

    How designing space for mindful eating can create lasting benefits for office culture and creativity

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  • [With Video] Living WELL: Designing a new home for hundreds with health at the heart

    [With Video] Living WELL: Designing a new home for hundreds with health at the heart

    What does wellbeing look like in a multifamily resident project? Denver’s Lakehouse provides the answers

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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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  • Road kill: the creative destruction of an urban expressway reclaims a city’s soul

    Road kill: the creative destruction of an urban expressway reclaims a city’s soul

    Filling Rochester’s sunken Inner Loop rights a 50-year-old transportation plan gone wrong

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