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: 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.
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
Published in Alaska Business: Architecture in Alaska
What trends are impacting building design and construction in the 49th state?
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.
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
Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 08: Wellness & active lifestyles
Design strategies that promote occupant well-being
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
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
Published in Railway Age: Transit-Oriented Development, Philadelphia Style
The city’s compact, walkable character makes it a prime candidate for TOD
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
Published in Building Design + Construction: 2019 Multifamily Giants Report
Apartment construction keeps moving along, but affordable housing lags behind
Designing with non-toxic materials, an interactive guide
Click around this interactive guide to choosing healthy materials for interior spaces.
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
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
Diverse industry partnerships strengthen community projects
Effectively assembling community partnerships can advance important projects such as downtown revitalization or economic development
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
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.
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
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
[With Video] Envisioning the revitalized design of the Old Sacramento urban riverfront