On March 22, 2018, David presented to an international audience at the 2018 New Zealand Planning Institute conference about the growing demand for denser, mixed-use, walkable—urban—environments in the suburbs.
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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.
What can smart buildings do for the environment?
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From the Design Quarterly: 8 ways to design for density and live where the action is
Cities that have higher density are inherently more sustainable—and they are generally more livable, too
[With Video] 3 surprising things I discovered from hacking 21st-century city challenges
A mentor from Stantec’s Idea Hackathon shares her thoughts from a two-day forum on smart city solutions
Published in Metro Magazine: Retrofitting garages for zero-emissions buses
North American communities are switching to electric buses; here are 8 factors to consider when retrofitting bus facilities for more sustainable transit options
ESI ThoughtLab: The Path to a Hyperconnected City
Stantec’s smart cities lead Nancy MacDonald tells our research partner ESI ThoughtLab what makes a hyperconnected city
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.
[With Video] How can technology from video games bring flood risks to life?
FEMA Risk MAP data and 3D mapping help the public visualize flood risk and support more resilient communities
Design Quarterly Issue 06 | Destination Zero
What's driving the global push for sustainable buildings and what are the tools and techniques we can use to create Net Zero Carbon and Net Zero Energy buildings?
From the Design Quarterly: Embracing the unknown when thinking big data and smart cities
Our data revolution—5G, smart and connected buildings, autonomous vehicles—is changing the design profession
Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 06: Destination Zero
How do designers help battle climate change? Sustainability means thinking about net zero energy and net zero carbon—in new construction and in retrofits.
How to navigate aging infrastructure and utility conflicts in urban areas
Aging infrastructure is an issue for cities across the US, including the City of Toledo, Ohio. For every challenge, there’s a solution.
How do we manage the smart-mobility revolution? It starts with well-crafted policy.
The positive potential of autonomous vehicles is enormous, but we need to make deliberate decisions to make sure we are realizing that potential
World Environment Day: Addressing air quality through the built environment
How planning and design tactics can improve indoor and outdoor air quality for lasting impacts on our communities
From the Design Quarterly: Technologies and trends changing how we power our world
What’s driving change in the energy sector? How will it influence smart cities of tomorrow?
From Stantec ERA: What’s the future of energy? An Energy Remix to power our planet.
As the population grows, the need for more energy also grows—and old and new stakeholders are redefining how we power, live, and move about our planet
City planners and healthcare providers need to talk about their common goals
How can healthcare providers and civic leaders coordinate community health goals, providing effective wellness while reducing healthcare costs?
Published in Metro Magazine: Tempe Streetcar critical to expanding rail service
Tom Wolf, Transportation engineer and project manager, writes about the Tempe Streetcar project, which connects Arizona State University and downtown
Infrastructure Week 2019: The state of American transit today and tomorrow
How do we get people moving? It’s about acceptable commute times, longer-term master plans, and high-capacity public transport systems.
Infrastructure Week 2019: Parks as infrastructure—providing resilience and quality of life