From NC State University, Dr. Bill Hunt explains how stormwater management practices can be applied to streets.
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 agricult...
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From the Design Quarterly: Cities as innovation centers
With tech hubs and innovation districts, research universities have the keys to unlocking reinvigorated cities
From the Design Quarterly: Housing design that keeps the city within reach
Innovative approaches to urban housing for mixed-income, artists, and young professionals
All Things Urban: Joe Geller talks Stantec’s Urban Places
Stantec’s Urban Places team is using an integrated approach to help cities and suburbs alike take advantage of the burgeoning urban renaissance.
Is virtual reality for design worth it? Yes. Here’s why.
VR makes communication with key stakeholders easy, increases project efficiency, and provides a valuable marketing tool
6 ways to brand your property
Branding can help create an emotional connection to a place
Design Quarterly Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities
Articulating a livable vision for city life
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.
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
Residential communities that work for all income levels
A look at designing residences within established neighborhoods for people who require financial support
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
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
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
Presenting Design Quarterly 03: Technology driving change
Pushing technology to create lasting, human-centered places
Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change