Streets aren’t just about cars anymore. Join Stantec’s Mike Rutkowski and Craig Lewis as they explain the shift to people-oriented design, which accommodates people, bicycles, and transit, as well as cars.
Urban Places Idea Lab (Part 1): Tweaking plans, designs, and sustainability strategies
Fine-tuning by the interdisciplinary design team focuses on how sites, districts, and even cities will func...
Check your inbox soon!
Error - something went wrong!
Other content in this Stream
From the Design Quarterly: 9 facets of smart cities
There’s no easy definition for “smart cities,” but by beginning to describe them, we can anticipate what’s next
Design Quarterly Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities
Articulating a livable vision for city life
How municipalities can develop comprehensive plans that actually get used
Strategic foresight is key to creating an actionable plan that shapes your community’s future
Stantec's Urban Places conferences and speaking engagements
Join our Urban Places experts as they share knowledge on city building at industry events around the world
What happens downtown doesn’t stay downtown: The ripple effects of a strong center city
A new report uses data to document the outsized economic, social, and symbolic value downtowns create for their regions.
Downtown Columbus, Ohio: A case study in the mobility revolution
From scooters to self-driving shuttles, an urban planner returns to his hometown and sees the future of mobility
RECORDED WEBINAR: New Opportunities in Suburbs—And How to Seize Them
Saving our Suburbs series: On January 29 an expert panel, led by our David Dixon, explored creative ways suburbs can fund the creation of walkable urbanism (Part 2 of 3)
Curiosity and artistry: 6 takeaways on downtowns
The 2018 International Downtown Association conference inspired a renewed love of place—and the desire to make downtowns better
Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 05: Smart & Livable Cities
Articulating a living vision for city living―from the smart city discussion to affordability, congestion, and transport
Micro-lofts: Are these tiny units coming to the suburbs?
Micro-lofts have been a fast-growing trend in urban areas, but can they work well in the suburbs too? Our experts share their insights.
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.
Joining America Walks opened my eyes—it’s a long path to genuine walkability for everyone
Walking is clearly beneficial for people and communities, yet assuring walkability for everyone turns out to be a lot of (worthwhile) hard work
The Dream Cabin: Reinventing what it’s like to sleep in a hotel room
Combining design with technology, a research team and hotel chain YOTEL are trying to give road warriors a good night’s rest
Electric scooters are everywhere—what should we learn from them to plan future mobility?
The rapid global rise of this small-but-mighty transit tool offers 7 takeaways for cities preparing for their future
RECORDED WEBINAR: Planning Suburbs for 21st-century Success; David Dixon, Chris Leinberger
Saving Our Suburbs series: Chris Leinberger and Stantec’s David Dixon discuss how suburbs succeed by becoming more urban (Part 1 of 3)
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
From the Design Quarterly: Seeing civic infrastructure differently
People-centered design for community infrastructure facilities upends expectations
Extreme caution! The trials and tribulations of renovating historic buildings in NYC
An engineer gives an inside-out perspective on guiding Gilded Age properties into a new era
5 reasons to cheer high-rise development—when it’s done right
Reduced traffic, better commutes, improved streetscapes, and more positive impacts that might turn a NIMBY into a YIMBY
From the Design Quarterly: What happens when hospitals move out?