Sustainable Buildings & Beyond

  • Design Quarterly Issue 07 | Adapting to Change

    Design Quarterly Issue 07 | Adapting to Change

    The rapid pace of change and how it’s influencing innovative design and engineering solutions from Sacramento to Perth.

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Retrofitting today’s buildings for a sustainable future

    From the Design Quarterly: Retrofitting today’s buildings for a sustainable future

    Most existing buildings will still be in use 50 years from now. Retrofitting for sustainability is critical to a low-carbon future.

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Are net zero energy and net zero carbon buildings a must-have?

    From the Design Quarterly: Are net zero energy and net zero carbon buildings a must-have?

    The approaches, markets, and tools for sustainability are evolving—and net zero is an attainable goal

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  • From the Design Quarterly: 9 facets of smart cities

    From the Design Quarterly: 9 facets of smart cities

    There’s no easy definition for “smart cities,” but by beginning to describe them, we can anticipate what’s next

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Published in PRISM: A healthy future for mass timber in medical facilities

    Published in PRISM: A healthy future for mass timber in medical facilities

    The healing properties of natural materials aren’t the only benefit of building with wood

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  • Energy efficiency is really about energy productivity—and that’s about the bottom line

    Energy efficiency is really about energy productivity—and that’s about the bottom line

    As we adopt the language of revenue growth, designers and engineers can use metrics to connect with clients where it matters to them most

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  • TAKE OUR QUIZ: Is mass timber a viable option for your next building project?

    TAKE OUR QUIZ: Is mass timber a viable option for your next building project?

    Learn about the advantages of designing and building with engineered wood and mass timber in an interactive quiz.

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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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  • 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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  • Climate Change Impacts on the Housing Infrastructure at Oneida Nation of the Thames Report

    Climate Change Impacts on the Housing Infrastructure at Oneida Nation of the Thames Report

    Climate risk assessment of the housing infrastructure in the Oneida Nation of the Thames community

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  • Climate Change Impacts on Water and Wastewater Infrastructure at Moose Factory Report

    Climate Change Impacts on Water and Wastewater Infrastructure at Moose Factory Report

    Climate risk assessment of Moose Factory’s water and wastewater infrastructure

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  • Hear from our team of presenters at this year’s at RPIC RPNW 2019

    Hear from our team of presenters at this year’s at RPIC RPNW 2019

    From carbon neutrality in existing buildings to greenhouse gas mitigation assessments, join Stantec experts for these sessions at RPIC 2019!

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  • From the Design Quarterly: House calls of the future

    From the Design Quarterly: House calls of the future

    Soon, our living rooms will host virtual doctor’s exams

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  • 6 myths about embracing non-toxic materials in interior design

    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

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Stantec's CEO explores how sustainability is at the core of our business

    From the Design Quarterly: Stantec's CEO explores how sustainability is at the core of our business

    When I think about what I do and how it will affect future generations, I’m reminded that we do what’s right.

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  • Published in Water Quality Products: The Sky is the Limit

    Published in Water Quality Products: The Sky is the Limit

    Denver Water’s new complex highlights water efficiency

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