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LID and GI are going to be the new normal. Stantec’s Jennifer Young and Dr. Bill Hunt explain why a good engineering firm is an important partner.
Webinar Recording: Preparing for the MOECC Low Impact Development Guidelines
Stantec’s Jennifer Young provides an overview of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) Low...
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Forming unique alliances to help Seychelles adapt to a changing climate
To share knowledge and help build capacities in weather mapping, we helped establish a rare type of collaboration between the private Meteo France and the public Seychelles Meteorological Authority
Water was always a strong theme in my life and led me to a career in water engineering
Water is an extremely exciting industry. There is always a need for water, so water engineering is a career that will never go away.
TAKE OUR QUIZ: Is mass timber a viable option for your next building project?
Learn about the advantages of designing and building with engineered wood and mass timber in an interactive quiz.
Published in Innovation: Courting Disaster: The Increasing Challenges of Risk Assessment
As human advance and interact with more geotechnical hazards, the role of the geotechnical specialist becomes increasingly complex and embodies more responsibility
From the Design Quarterly: Speak up. Get involved. Shape the future.
Designers are problem solvers. We need to have a louder voice in today’s biggest problem-solving conversations.
Published in the Globe and Mail: Waterloo, Ont., office takes green development to new level
The Canada Green Building Council has recognized the office, dubbed Evolv1, as the first of its kind to meet the organization’s new zero-carbon design standards.
What is amended soil, and why is it so important?
Did you know that amended soil is a VIP for LID? Here’s a guide to amended soil and its key components
Published: Structural engineer rides out 7.0 quake in Anchorage, then inspects for damage
What’s it like to experience a massive earthquake and then get to work checking to make sure the city is safe? Structural engineer Bruce Hopper explains.
From the Design Quarterly: Landscapes that do more
A systems-based, interdisciplinary approach to landscape architecture delivers a rich community resource
Published in Design Intelligence: Innovation with Community in Mind
Stantec senior leaders Nancy MacDonald and Anton Germishuizen share their expertise on the future of city building
Merging design technologies helps fast-track transit project in fast-growing Seattle area
Unique, nontraditional, and highly coordinated BIM process helps Sound Transit’s new Operations and Maintenance Facility take shape
What are the best Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure techniques for roads?
Designing or retrofitting a road? Here are 6 LID and GI practices that can help improve stormwater runoff
From the Design Quarterly: Seeing civic infrastructure differently
People-centered design for community infrastructure facilities upends expectations
How do we find funding for cities? It’s all about getting creative with partnerships
Two funding experts share strategies for helping cities large and small secure hard-to-find dollars that move projects from concept to construction
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
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