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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  • 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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  • Webinar Alert: Curb Your Enthusiasm: it’s not just about cars anymore

    Webinar Alert: Curb Your Enthusiasm: it’s not just about cars anymore

    Join our Urban Places experts November 14 from 2-3pm EST to explore current mobility innovations and learn about dynamic curbside management

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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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  • 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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