Residential

Stantec experts share their perspectives on the trends, innovations, and approaches—urban micro-housing, sustainable communities, resilient waterfront buildings, and more—shaping residential design.

  • Published: Cooperatives Offer Innovative Option to Solve the Affordable Housing Shortage

    Published: Cooperatives Offer Innovative Option to Solve the Affordable Housing Shortage

    A new twist on housing cooperatives in Barcelona offers residents the security of a long-term, low-cost home on land leased from the city

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  • Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 08: Wellness & active lifestyles

    Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 08: Wellness & active lifestyles

    Design strategies that promote occupant well-being

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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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  • 3 benefits to embracing an integrated approach to building design

    3 benefits to embracing an integrated approach to building design

    Bringing designers and engineers together at the table from the beginning of project design helps streamline the process

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  • Published in Railway Age: Transit-Oriented Development, Philadelphia Style

    Published in Railway Age: Transit-Oriented Development, Philadelphia Style

    The city’s compact, walkable character makes it a prime candidate for TOD

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  • 6 myths about embracing non-toxic materials in interior design

    6 myths about embracing non-toxic materials in interior design

    If you’re not specifying healthy materials on your next project, you’re missing the boat

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  • Published in Building Design + Construction: 2019 Multifamily Giants Report

    Published in Building Design + Construction: 2019 Multifamily Giants Report

    Apartment construction keeps moving along, but affordable housing lags behind

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  • Designing with non-toxic materials, an interactive guide

    Designing with non-toxic materials, an interactive guide

    Click around this interactive guide to choosing healthy materials for interior spaces.

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  • How cities can find funding for aging infrastructure

    How cities can find funding for aging infrastructure

    Our senior funding leader, Heidi Peper, shares tips for funding success and developing a sound funding strategy in this APWA Reporter article

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  • Published in Water New Zealand: A sustainable career

    Published in Water New Zealand: A sustainable career

    Stantec’s Jim Bradley is profiled as an environmental engineer who’s forged a career ahead of his time

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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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  • City planning: A guide to equitable planning for your community

    City planning: A guide to equitable planning for your community

    A meaningful and inclusive planning process creates communities that are truly designed for all residents

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  • New York City is fighting climate change—and the clock is ticking to update its buildings

    New York City is fighting climate change—and the clock is ticking to update its buildings

    New York City recently passed the most progressive climate legislation for buildings in any city worldwide. Here’s what you need to know.

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  • Published in Planning magazine: May you live in interesting times

    Published in Planning magazine: May you live in interesting times

    Planning commissioners and planning staffs must chart a path forward while considering climate, demographic, economic, and technological changes

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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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  • [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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  • From the Design Quarterly: Embracing the unknown when thinking big data and smart cities

    From the Design Quarterly: Embracing the unknown when thinking big data and smart cities

    Our data revolution—5G, smart and connected buildings, autonomous vehicles—is changing the design profession

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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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  • Trading Spaces: Expanding design experiences

    Trading Spaces: Expanding design experiences

    An interior designer from Stantec’s Miami offices shares lessons learned from his experience on a nationally televised design competition

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Cities as innovation centers

    From the Design Quarterly: Cities as innovation centers

    With tech hubs and innovation districts, research universities have the keys to unlocking reinvigorated cities

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