Retail, Hospitality, & Mixed Use

  • From the Design Quarterly: Forecasting change for baby boomers and millennials

    From the Design Quarterly: Forecasting change for baby boomers and millennials

    Three perspectives on how demographic change will influence design for the multi-family, health, and mixed-use markets

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Switching on the off-season

    From the Design Quarterly: Switching on the off-season

    Activating stadiums to create sports entertainment districts that strengthen a community year-round

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  • 5 ways pop-up shops are influencing retail design

    5 ways pop-up shops are influencing retail design

    Minimal, flexible, temporary, and cool—pop-ups create a buzz

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  • WEBINAR RECORDING: Giving New Life to Dying Malls

    WEBINAR RECORDING: Giving New Life to Dying Malls

    In the face of big changes to retail that have changed the status of the shopping mall, how can we tap powerful demographic and market forces to breathe new life into these strategic sites?

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  • Stay and play: The top 5 hospitality design trends for 2018

    Stay and play: The top 5 hospitality design trends for 2018

    From a boutique vibe to hard-to-find speakeasies, designers can help hotels up their game to attract travelers

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  • What makes a boutique hotel stand out from the rest?

    What makes a boutique hotel stand out from the rest?

    Creating a carefully crafted design that tells a strong story is important for both the interior and exterior of a boutique hotel

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  • What does Value of Downtowns report tell us about tomorrow’s cities and regions? (Part 2)

    What does Value of Downtowns report tell us about tomorrow’s cities and regions? (Part 2)

    New report provides a window to the future, which includes autonomous vehicles, job growth, and community diversity

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  • From the Design Quarterly: What happens when hospitals move out?

    From the Design Quarterly: What happens when hospitals move out?

    What can our experience designing urban places tell us about planning for the next chapter of healthcare building reuse?

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  • Retail is not dead: The omnichannel revolution is just changing how it works

    Retail is not dead: The omnichannel revolution is just changing how it works

    Successful retailers and e-retailers will use online and in-store experiences to define the unique and successful brand differentiation

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  • 5 ways a hotel can be more than a place to sleep

    5 ways a hotel can be more than a place to sleep

    When designing hotels, it’s important to prioritize the customer experience by creating memorable moments

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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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  • 3 ways to design immersive experiences: start with a flight suit

    3 ways to design immersive experiences: start with a flight suit

    To design a space that draws people into an experience, sometimes you have to take a walk in your client’s shoes… or skydive in their flight chamber.

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  • Presenting Design Quarterly 03: Technology driving change

    Presenting Design Quarterly 03: Technology driving change

    Pushing technology to create lasting, human-centered places

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  • Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change

    Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change

    How technology is changing the way we communicate and think about design

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  • Infrastructure as art?

    Infrastructure as art?

    How engineers can find artistic opportunities in seemingly uninspiring places, driving client value in the process

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  • Stantec's new global headquarters: A towering achievement

    Stantec's new global headquarters: A towering achievement

    Reflecting on the history and evolution of skyscrapers as we prepare to move into the new Stantec Tower

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  • Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    5 tips to infuse natural elements into the built environment—from plants to pictures

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  • 4 advantages of adding retail to the healthcare experience

    4 advantages of adding retail to the healthcare experience

    Retail is changing the perception of going to the hospital—and provides benefits to patients, families, visitors, staff, and the client

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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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  • Driving economically robust downtowns from buildings that are already there

    Driving economically robust downtowns from buildings that are already there

    Using innovative tools to convert old commercial space and create the environment needed for new office towers

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