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.

  • 6 ways to brand your property

    6 ways to brand your property

    Branding can help create an emotional connection to a place

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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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  • Micro-lofts: Are these tiny units coming to the suburbs?

    Micro-lofts: Are these tiny units coming to the suburbs?

    Micro-lofts have been a fast-growing trend in urban areas, but can they work well in the suburbs too? Our experts share their insights.

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  • In the battle of suburbs vs. cities, could both be winning?

    In the battle of suburbs vs. cities, could both be winning?

    Five years ago, experts were predicting continued urban rebound and suburban decline. What really happened?

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  • How municipalities can develop comprehensive plans that actually get used

    How municipalities can develop comprehensive plans that actually get used

    Strategic foresight is key to creating an actionable plan that shapes your community’s future

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  • Student housing series: Student housing vs. multi-family housing—what are the differences?

    Student housing series: Student housing vs. multi-family housing—what are the differences?

    While student and multi-family housing share a common building form, it’s the student resident that drives the innovation of new spaces

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  • Extreme caution! The trials and tribulations of renovating historic buildings in NYC

    Extreme caution! The trials and tribulations of renovating historic buildings in NYC

    An engineer gives an inside-out perspective on guiding Gilded Age properties into a new era

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  • Published in Interior Design: Solitair Brickell

    Published in Interior Design: Solitair Brickell

    Solitair Brickell, a 50-story high-rise sports a unique angular basket-weave facade that riffs on the Medjool date palm

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  • Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 05: Smart & Livable Cities

    Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 05: Smart & Livable Cities

    Articulating a living vision for city living―from the smart city discussion to affordability, congestion, and transport

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  • A collaborative planning process helps chart a new course in Charlotte, North Carolina

    A collaborative planning process helps chart a new course in Charlotte, North Carolina

    The community-driven South End Vision Plan will help transform the area into a cohesive, dynamic, urban transit-oriented neighborhood

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  • Residential communities that work for all income levels

    Residential communities that work for all income levels

    A look at designing residences within established neighborhoods for people who require financial support

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  • Planning for 100: Looking beyond the horizon of zero-net-energy buildings

    Planning for 100: Looking beyond the horizon of zero-net-energy buildings

    Imagine a future where buildings and infrastructure are 100 percent utilized and 100 percent responsive

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  • Resilient design for waterfront buildings: A real estate win-win in a vulnerable area

    Resilient design for waterfront buildings: A real estate win-win in a vulnerable area

    The developer's vision included top-of-market pricing, faster leasing, higher renewal, and higher occupancy rates—and a building that could rebound in three days or less after disruption

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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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