Sustainable & resilient design

  • Issue 01 | The Sustainable City

    Issue 01 | The Sustainable City

    Design Quarterly | How design can set the stage for healthy communities that use fewer resources.

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  • Does your land development project maximize environmental assets?

    Does your land development project maximize environmental assets?

    There is a value proposition to retaining environmental features for developers and home buyers—and it’s changed in the last 20 years

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  • Published in The Military Engineer: Near Net Zero Ahead of Schedule

    Published in The Military Engineer: Near Net Zero Ahead of Schedule

    The California Military Department is constructing a new LEED Gold Consolidated Headquarters Complex that will lead the way in Net Zero energy implementation

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  • Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    5 tips to infuse natural elements into the built environment—from plants to pictures

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  • Climate change vs. existing buildings: 8 steps toward energy efficiency

    Climate change vs. existing buildings: 8 steps toward energy efficiency

    There’s a great business case for new green developments, but let’s not forget about investing to upgrade older buildings

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  • Good Resilience Planning Involves More Than Building Barriers – It’s About Making Connections

    Good Resilience Planning Involves More Than Building Barriers – It’s About Making Connections

    Good resilience planning is more than hard infrastructure-based solutions, it requires a holistic approach. John Malueg and Gary Sorge discuss this approach for UN World Cities Day.

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  • Infrastructure: The most important conversation you’re not having

    Infrastructure: The most important conversation you’re not having

    The critical work of upgrading our decaying infrastructure has been put on the back burner—that must change

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  • Published in Water Briefing Global: David Smith on the benefits of resilient megacities

    Published in Water Briefing Global: David Smith on the benefits of resilient megacities

    In this Water Briefing Global Article, David Smith, Senior Vice President at Stantec, looks at the challenges of creating sustainable and resilient cities in the face of population growth

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  • [With Video] Is a paperless project possible? New technologies bring new possibilities

    [With Video] Is a paperless project possible? New technologies bring new possibilities

    From drones to virtual reality, today’s technology is changing the design industry—one benefit is we’re reducing paper and waste

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  • Issue 04 | Intersections

    Issue 04 | Intersections

    When the silos break down, connections between people and place grow.

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  • Published in Canadian Architect: Bringing Passive House into the Cold

    Published in Canadian Architect: Bringing Passive House into the Cold

    Andrea Frisque and Marc Trudeau write about passive strategies in the Wood Innovation Research Laboratory (WIRL) project

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  • Do you know where your recyclables are? Probably not

    Do you know where your recyclables are? Probably not

    Industry, engineers, and builders partner to invigorate sagging global market for recyclables

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  • 2018 Joseph Ellam President's Award presented to Oroville Dam Spillway Incident team member

    2018 Joseph Ellam President's Award presented to Oroville Dam Spillway Incident team member

    Peter Dickson, Stantec geotechnical practice leader, served on the 2018 Joseph Ellam President’s award-winning Independent Forensic Team Report - Oroville Dam Spillway Incident

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  • Published in ENR:  Pumped storage: The world's most effective battery

    Published in ENR: Pumped storage: The world's most effective battery

    Mario Finis, senior vice president and leader for Stantec's WaterPower & Dams business line, discusses the world’s biggest and most effective battery and the biggest driver for energy storage globally

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  • The science of wayfinding—a formula to increase transit ridership

    The science of wayfinding—a formula to increase transit ridership

    Academic research shows how good wayfinding at transit stops can help increase overall ridership and user experience

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  • Planning for disasters: 3 ways science can help deliver drinking water after an earthquake

    Planning for disasters: 3 ways science can help deliver drinking water after an earthquake

    As we approach International Day for Disaster Reduction, a resilience study for Wellington, New Zealand, shows the value of planning

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  • Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Four experts consider our critical relationship with water and the role we can play in protecting this precious resource

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  • Published in Seattle DJC: OSU football center opts for flexible lighting scheme

    Published in Seattle DJC: OSU football center opts for flexible lighting scheme

    Lighting design for college football facility focuses on flexibility, efficiency, and university branding

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  • Artificial Intelligence: One answer to reducing greenhouse gases at industrial facilities

    Artificial Intelligence: One answer to reducing greenhouse gases at industrial facilities

    Data collection and analyzation can lead to cleaner, more efficient energy—a must in the coming decades

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  • Published in LD+A Magazine: Circadian in the Workplace: Does it make sense yet?

    Published in LD+A Magazine: Circadian in the Workplace: Does it make sense yet?

    Stantec's Senior Lighting Designer, Rachel Fitzgerald, co-authored an article that addresses this new trend in workplace design, published in LD+A Magazine's October 2018 issue.

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