Sustainable Buildings & Beyond

  • The heart of office: The kitchen’s crucial role in workplace wellness and productivity

    The heart of office: The kitchen’s crucial role in workplace wellness and productivity

    How designing space for mindful eating can create lasting benefits for office culture and creativity

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  • The future of school design: Net Zero should be the norm

    The future of school design: Net Zero should be the norm

    Alberta students want to be energy literate, so why not deliver this curriculum through the “bricks and mortar” of the school itself?

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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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  • Don’t think big box stores can be trailblazers for sustainability? Think again.

    Don’t think big box stores can be trailblazers for sustainability? Think again.

    By taking a holistic approach to sustainable design, IKEA Halifax is optimizing environmental and financial benefits

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  • Creating Canada's first Net Zero institutional building in Varennes, Quebec

    Creating Canada's first Net Zero institutional building in Varennes, Quebec

    How our experts helped the city of Varennes, Quebec, overcome the challenges of building Canada’s first net-zero institutional building

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Healthy neighbors

    From the Design Quarterly: Healthy neighbors

    Building reuse brings healthcare closer to the community

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  • Going beyond green: Sustainability for seniors

    Going beyond green: Sustainability for seniors

    Read Joe Geller's article in the American Institute of Architects Magazine.

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Crunch time for innovation

    From the Design Quarterly: Crunch time for innovation

    Data-driven design, parametric design, and real-time visualization are reshaping the design process

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  • What if your neighborhood could make you healthier?

    What if your neighborhood could make you healthier?

    The WELL Community Standard equips planners to build health promotion into the very fabric of neighborhoods

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  • How major trends from the past are informing future learning environments

    How major trends from the past are informing future learning environments

    What will safety and security, sustainability, and technical education look like in learning environments 20 years from now?

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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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  • Published in Canadian Consulting Engineer: The New Iqaluit International Airport

    Published in Canadian Consulting Engineer: The New Iqaluit International Airport

    Noel Best on designing to meet stringent energy performance criteria set by the Government of Nunavut

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  • Four questions we must answer to design truly smart cities

    Four questions we must answer to design truly smart cities

    For smart cities to elevate our collective quality of life, community-minded design must be at the center of the plan

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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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  • Take the time to create a mock-up of your new space—or face the consequences

    Take the time to create a mock-up of your new space—or face the consequences

    Seven aspects of healthcare design mock-ups you need to know right now

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Incubating campus cool

    From the Design Quarterly: Incubating campus cool

    The library becomes a hub for campus fellowship

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  • Sustainability goes beyond zero carbon—it’s about creating greater wellness for tenants

    Sustainability goes beyond zero carbon—it’s about creating greater wellness for tenants

    Evolv1 is a living example of designing spaces that benefit our minds, our bodies, and our planet

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  • The 10 sustainability trends that forward-thinking organizations have on their mind

    The 10 sustainability trends that forward-thinking organizations have on their mind

    The future office strives to be better, focus more on the people who inhabit it, and contribute to the success of the company

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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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  • The human sundial: How a student’s learning environment can serve as a teaching tool

    The human sundial: How a student’s learning environment can serve as a teaching tool

    School buildings can serve as a resource for learning—whether it’s energy monitoring systems or a fifth-grade class’s human sundial

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