Sustainable & Resilient Design

  • A case study on creating a sustainable port for Canada’s Department of National Defence

    A case study on creating a sustainable port for Canada’s Department of National Defence

    Resilient infrastructure design practices help to protect the nation against threats stemming from climate change

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  • From Stantec ERA: What’s the future of energy? An Energy Remix to power our planet.

    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

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  • Published in Metro Magazine: Tempe Streetcar critical to expanding rail service

    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

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  • Infrastructure Week 2019: The state of American transit today and tomorrow

    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.

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  • Infrastructure Week 2019: Parks as infrastructure—providing resilience and quality of life

    Infrastructure Week 2019: Parks as infrastructure—providing resilience and quality of life

    Across America, 1 in 3 people do not have access to a park within a 10-minute walk of their home. Here’s why that’s a problem.

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  • Infrastructure Week 2019: Brownfield development is the future of the US urban landscape

    Infrastructure Week 2019: Brownfield development is the future of the US urban landscape

    Changes in demographics, urban density, P3 partnerships, and economic justice have reinforced the importance of brownfields

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  • Infrastructure Week 2019: The future of green infrastructure

    Infrastructure Week 2019: The future of green infrastructure

    Stormwater management systems shouldn’t be buried under other infrastructure priorities—and green infrastructure can help build resiliency

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  • Infrastructure Week 2019: The state of American roadways today and tomorrow

    Infrastructure Week 2019: The state of American roadways today and tomorrow

    Lessons that will allow us to #BuildForTomorrow, create more sustainable communities, and move more efficiently

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  • America is running out of engineers – here’s how we start recruiting more

    America is running out of engineers – here’s how we start recruiting more

    How do we get more students interested in engineering? Consider showing and telling local high school kids how you did it

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  • Published in NC Currents: Storm Damage Risk Reduction – Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps

    Published in NC Currents: Storm Damage Risk Reduction – Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps

    A look at the top 10 factors coastal communities should consider and address in future builds to reduce hurricane storm damage risk

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  • Wet-weather infrastructure: Smart analysis and TOTEX planning equal savings and resilience

    Wet-weather infrastructure: Smart analysis and TOTEX planning equal savings and resilience

    How “sweating the system” with smart analytics modeling and TOTEX planning can deliver fit-for-purpose solutions, capital cost savings, and system optimization

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  • Published in REDNews: How updates to floodplain mapping will impact Texas

    Published in REDNews: How updates to floodplain mapping will impact Texas

    Natural Disasters, such as catastrophic flooding, challenge the very essence of the community

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  • Infrastructure Week webinar alert: 4 ideas on how to build for tomorrow

    Infrastructure Week webinar alert: 4 ideas on how to build for tomorrow

    In celebration of Infrastructure Week, Stantec experts are hosting a PechaKucha-style webinar to share ideas on how we can #BuildForTomorrow

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  • How to plan for flooding events when the next record-breaking storm hasn’t happened yet

    How to plan for flooding events when the next record-breaking storm hasn’t happened yet

    Replicating Hurricane Harvey’s flows and water levels was a challenge, but the 2D models will help prepare us for future extreme weather events

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  • Published in Water & Wastes Digest: Reaching Deep Tunnel Vision

    Published in Water & Wastes Digest: Reaching Deep Tunnel Vision

    A 240 foot look down at what makes planning, design, construction, and startup of deep tunnel pump stations different than your typical lift station

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  • A path to improving national standards for stormwater practices

    A path to improving national standards for stormwater practices

    What to do when water quality suffers due to urban runoff-driven pollution

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  • [With Video] 5 ways to design a transit maintenance facility that’s also a people place

    [With Video] 5 ways to design a transit maintenance facility that’s also a people place

    It’s possible to create a maintenance building that prioritizes the well-being of workers and becomes a part of the community

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  • Agritecture: Bridging the design gap between city and farm

    Agritecture: Bridging the design gap between city and farm

    Urban agriculture presents a design challenge, but a multidisciplinary approach offers a solution

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  • Strapped for cash: How to help fund public projects for communities

    Strapped for cash: How to help fund public projects for communities

    With the right approach, communities can fund flood mitigation using grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency

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  • Published in ENR: Drilling Down to Defend Against Drought in Atlanta

    Published in ENR: Drilling Down to Defend Against Drought in Atlanta

    Both a design and engineering feat, the Bellwood Quarry-turned-reservoir will serve as Atlanta's emergency water source in case of another drought

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