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  • Issue 01 | The Sustainable City

    Issue 01 | The Sustainable City

    Design Quarterly | How design can set the stage for healthy communities that use fewer resources.

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  • Mystery and intrigue: Using art as design inspiration

    Mystery and intrigue: Using art as design inspiration

    How artwork can influence and inspire interior design and create timeless spaces

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  • Making a case for living small and sharing more in urban areas

    Making a case for living small and sharing more in urban areas

    Research is showing that going small can make living in a city affordable and comfortable

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • [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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  • International Downtown Association Report: The Value of U.S. Downtowns and Center Cities

    International Downtown Association Report: The Value of U.S. Downtowns and Center Cities

    This groundbreaking study by the IDA, Stantec, and HR&A Advisors highlights a downtown’s unique and impactful contributions to a city's economy, inclusiveness, vibrancy, identity, and resilience

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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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  • What does affordable housing look like in a thriving metro area?

    What does affordable housing look like in a thriving metro area?

    Downtown Denver is booming, and the new Ashley Union Station provides a fully integrated home for families from multiple income levels

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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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  • How Cool are Cooling Trenches?23:03

    How Cool are Cooling Trenches?

    Stantec has performed continuous temperature monitoring for of cooling trenches to determine what types of designs function, fail, or fizzle out. This presentation examines the results of 15 years of

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Living small means the city is your living room

    From the Design Quarterly: Living small means the city is your living room

    Compact urban dwellings—think 450-square-foot studio apartments—promote community and sustainability

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Sustainably growing food and community at Adams Crossing

    From the Design Quarterly: Sustainably growing food and community at Adams Crossing

    Energy harvesting is key to planning a Net Zero community around a farmers’ market and small-scale agriculture outside Denver

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  • Stormwater management on streets1:00:30

    Stormwater management on streets

    From NC State University, Dr. Bill Hunt explains how stormwater management practices can be applied to streets.

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  • Approach to resilient and sustainable stormwater and extreme event management46:50

    Approach to resilient and sustainable stormwater and extreme event management

    From the North Carolina Department of Transportation, Matt Lauffer explains how resilient and sustainable stormwater practices are applied in North Carolina and how extreme weather events are addresse

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  • Boxed in by changing markets, 20th-century suburbs learn how to reinvent themselves

    Boxed in by changing markets, 20th-century suburbs learn how to reinvent themselves

    In the competition for knowledge workers and jobs, suburbs find a surprising road to success: Becoming more urban

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  • Presenting the Stantec Design Quarterly

    Presenting the Stantec Design Quarterly

    Thoughts, trends and innovation from the Stantec Buildings Group

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  • What are Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI)?1:23

    What are Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI)?

    Dr. Bill Hunt and Stantec’s Jennifer Young describe what conservation efforts can manage stormwater runoff.

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  • City building: How to use place-making to get intensification right

    City building: How to use place-making to get intensification right

    Urban resurgence and intensification aren’t just for big cities

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