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.

  • Your guide to resilient infrastructure planning and investments

    Your guide to resilient infrastructure planning and investments

    A Resilient Infrastructure Investment Matrix helps analyze vulnerable areas by identifying and ranking their risk profiles

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  • Great lighting design—a key to an immersive experience and occupant well-being

    Great lighting design—a key to an immersive experience and occupant well-being

    When working as part of a collaborative team, lighting designers can maximize the overall impact and functionality of building projects

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  • Repurposing Retail Centers: Profiles in Adaptation, Repositioning and Redevelopment

    Repurposing Retail Centers: Profiles in Adaptation, Repositioning and Redevelopment

    In a recent report published by NAIOP Research Foundation, through the lens of five case studies, our Jason Beske looks at how developers are transforming struggling or closed malls into new assets

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  • Published in Interiors + Sources: Design Eases the Transition to Safety for Survivors of Abuse

    Published in Interiors + Sources: Design Eases the Transition to Safety for Survivors of Abuse

    Designing a women’s shelter taught one architect about recovery, reintegration, and empowerment

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  • Published in The Boston Globe: New high-rise in Chinatown will include affordable housing

    Published in The Boston Globe: New high-rise in Chinatown will include affordable housing

    The Stantec-designed Tremont Street tower will include 168 income-restricted apartments, a 200-room hotel, and parking for Tufts Medical Center

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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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  • Published in Alaska Business: Architecture in Alaska

    Published in Alaska Business: Architecture in Alaska

    What trends are impacting building design and construction in the 49th state?

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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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  • 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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