From NC State University, Dr. Bill Hunt explains how stormwater management practices can be applied to streets.
From the Design Quarterly: What is the passive house?
Ask an expert: An approach to sustainable buildings that has emerged from Europe is expanding beyond the home
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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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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Design Quarterly | How design can set the stage for healthy communities that use fewer resources.
[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
Issue 04 | Intersections
When the silos break down, connections between people and place grow.
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
Do you know where your recyclables are? Probably not
Industry, engineers, and builders partner to invigorate sagging global market for recyclables
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Published in LD+A Magazine: Circadian in the Workplace: Does it make sense yet?