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Dr. Bill Hunt and Stantec’s Jennifer Young describe what conservation efforts can manage stormwater runoff.
Resilience in research
Stantec’s Gary Sorge looks back on the “a-ha moment” that broadened his team’s research from case study to ...
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Prefab lab systems: Concepts to optimize construction, maintenance, and flexibility
Prefabricating multiple elements in the new Yale University Science Building eases construction and helps future-proof the research laboratory
From the Design Quarterly: Seeing civic infrastructure differently
People-centered design for community infrastructure facilities upends expectations
Smart curtailment: the little-known battle between nature and efficient wind power
Working to save bats, energy, and money at the same time—it’s all about site-specific risk patterns
Wood is good (Part 1): 7 reasons to consider wood construction on your next project
Safety, resilience, and versatility are all advantages that mass timber can offer compared to steel and concrete
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
You can reshape the mold and learn to fly—and I’m proof of that
My journey growing up in rural Nova Scotia, battling self-doubt, and making my mark in a male-dominated profession
Fueling the fire: How a designer’s diversion from studying created new opportunities
An international design competition provides an unexpected platform for personal and professional growth
The top 3 things that make managing a forest preserve successful
Community partnership, long-term leadership, and committed project partners: key ingredients in managing a forest preserve
Issue 01 | The Sustainable City
Design Quarterly | How design can set the stage for healthy communities that use fewer resources.
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.
Join our Stantec mining experts at the AEMA Annual Meeting and Exposition
Our experts present on mine planning and permitting to close from the beginning at the American Exploration & Mining Association’s annual conference
[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