Sustainable & Resilient Design

  • Sponge city: Our urban landscapes have untapped potential to absorb stormwater

    Sponge city: Our urban landscapes have untapped potential to absorb stormwater

    How can cities harness rainwater? It starts with making the decision to forget about paving—and choosing to lead with landscape.

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Design drivers for a new behavioral and mental health facility

    From the Design Quarterly: Design drivers for a new behavioral and mental health facility

    How goals like “veterans first” shaped the design for a new VA building supporting a patient-centered recovery model

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  • From Stantec ERA: We can deliver power projects while keeping rare species safe

    From Stantec ERA: We can deliver power projects while keeping rare species safe

    Environmental DNA—or eDNA—biomonitoring is a breakthrough technology that revolutionizes how industry can reduce cost, efforts, and risks for energy projects

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  • The US Integrated Planning Bill: 10 steps municipalities can take to reap the benefits

    The US Integrated Planning Bill: 10 steps municipalities can take to reap the benefits

    Recent legislation will enable municipalities to develop integrated approaches to wastewater and stormwater management

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  • Power through the storm: Improved style, function, and design for a more resilient grid

    Power through the storm: Improved style, function, and design for a more resilient grid

    A post-Sandy hardening program illustrates the role innovative design and community engagement play in the future of power delivery

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  • Published in Waterbriefing: Helping the UK water sector deliver net zero carbon emissions

    Published in Waterbriefing: Helping the UK water sector deliver net zero carbon emissions

    Stantec’s Adrian Johnson discusses the journey to delivering transformational change and sustainable outcomes for customers, communities and the environment

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  • From the Design Quarterly: How do you future-proof a stadium in the digital age?

    From the Design Quarterly: How do you future-proof a stadium in the digital age?

    Ask an expert: Senior project engineer Liliana Mironov explains the importance of electrical design for the award-winning Optus Stadium

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  • Combined sewage storage tunnels can help protect the environment and keep basements dry

    Combined sewage storage tunnels can help protect the environment and keep basements dry

    A higher frequency of intense storms leads to wet basements and sewage flowing into waterways. Here’s how a CSST could help.

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  • Waste not, want not: Turning human waste into a renewable-energy source for buildings

    Waste not, want not: Turning human waste into a renewable-energy source for buildings

    Tapping into wastewater can help heat buildings in the winter and cool them in the summer—saving more than 50% of energy consumption costs

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  • Stantec named to Newsweek’s Top 100 Smart City Partners

    Stantec named to Newsweek’s Top 100 Smart City Partners

    List includes organizations integrating sustainable infrastructure, advancing smart mobility, and using big data analytics to inform policy

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  • Stantec Design Quarterly Issue 08

    Stantec Design Quarterly Issue 08

    Wellness & active lifestyles

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  • Stantec’s Top 10 Ideas for 2019 (Plus 2 bonus items!)

    Stantec’s Top 10 Ideas for 2019 (Plus 2 bonus items!)

    From expert insights to industry accolades, here are 10 ideas that mattered in 2019

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  • Lean design can minimize waste and maximize patient value in healthcare facilities

    Lean design can minimize waste and maximize patient value in healthcare facilities

    From visioning through design and into operations, Lean principles can eliminate challenges like supply hoarding and unnecessary waiting

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  • Feed the future: Human existence may depend on the success of the Second Green Revolution

    Feed the future: Human existence may depend on the success of the Second Green Revolution

    How can we feed a growing world population that’s shifting toward cities? It starts with optimizing our use of land and water

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  • How satellite technology can monitor buried pipelines—and find leaks more quickly

    How satellite technology can monitor buried pipelines—and find leaks more quickly

    PipeWATCH is a remote sensing technology—and it’s a game changer for the oil and gas industry

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  • Published in Community Design Collaborative: Carnell Scholars Drive Schoolyard Design

    Published in Community Design Collaborative: Carnell Scholars Drive Schoolyard Design

    Stantec’s Philadelphia team received a community design award for conceptual open space improvements at the Laura H. Carnell School in Philadelphia

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  • From the Design Quarterly: 6 approaches to waterfront revitalization

    From the Design Quarterly: 6 approaches to waterfront revitalization

    How thoughtful decisions can drive the creation of livable urban places down by the water

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  • Published in Global Water Intelligence: Coastal projects bring Stantec a flood of work

    Published in Global Water Intelligence: Coastal projects bring Stantec a flood of work

    Green infrastructure and solutions a growing necessity to protect coastal communities from more frequent and growing storms

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  • Need a new marine crane? Follow these 7 guidelines for the procurement process

    Need a new marine crane? Follow these 7 guidelines for the procurement process

    Here’s how to select the right crane for specific job requirements on port infrastructure projects

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  • 3 important keys to monitoring for stability during ash pond closures

    3 important keys to monitoring for stability during ash pond closures

    Planning and instrument monitoring are needed to safely build embankments over or excavate slopes into coal combustion residuals

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