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From the Design Quarterly: Seeing civic infrastructure differently
People-centered design for community infrastructure facilities upends expectations
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
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?
What can our experience designing urban places tell us about planning for the next chapter of healthcare building reuse?
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.
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
Stantec Urban Places conferences and speaking engagements
Join our Urban Places experts as they share knowledge on city building at industry events around the world
Issue 04 | Intersections
When the silos break down, connections between people and place grow.
A collaborative planning process helps chart a new course in Charlotte, North Carolina
The community-driven South End Vision Plan will help transform the area into a cohesive, dynamic, urban transit-oriented neighborhood
Webinar Recording: Equity and Mobility in Design
Watch Ryan Martinson's presentation on the role equity plays in our built environment and discuss approaches we can to take to integrate equity into our transportation systems
Driving economically robust downtowns from buildings that are already there
Using innovative tools to convert old commercial space and create the environment needed for new office towers
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
What is a smart city? And how can we avoid getting the "Betamax version"?
When planning for ‘smart cities’ the most important consideration is how new technologies can serve people
IDA in San Antonio
Meet us at IDA in San Antonio to see how Stantec's Urban Places group helps downtowns across North America enhance their livability, equity, and resilience
Published: Trends in Urban Planning - What’s on the horizon for our cities?
General Manager of Urban Planning & Environmental Services Tom Young discusses four emerging trends in urban planning for the Resource Management Law Association of New Zealand
From the Design Quarterly: Digitally illuminating a city’s utilization
Data visualization helps cities choose the right path to revitalization of retail and creation of pedestrian-friendly zones
From the Design Quarterly: Bringing an urban campus together for the better
From the client's perspective: How the new Cleveland Institute of Art reinvigorates a school, its staff, and a neighborhood
Championing a changing office space at Stantec Tower
Our new global headquarters embraces workplace innovation and design—offering unique flexibility and a community connection
Using an environmental review tool to yield planning and economic development benefits
In Minnesota, the Alternative Urban Areawide Review helps map a realistic path to realizing community goals—other states should use it too
Mentioned in Forbes: Driverless Cars Will Dramatically Change Where And How We Live