Design Quarterly Issue 06 | Destination Zero

June 27, 2019

Thoughts, trends, and innovation from the Stantec Buildings group

The Stantec Design Quarterly tells stories that showcase thoughtful, forward-looking approaches to design that build community 

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IN THIS ISSUE: DESTINATION ZERO

Sustainability is evolving rapidly, our targets and strategies for achieving them have changed. Why? The urgency of our environmental situation demands immediate action.

Today we’re targeting Net Zero Energy and Net Zero Carbon. To get there we’ll
need to leverage the power of parametric design tools, develop a deeper understanding of what makes a community more sustainable, and under-stand where to focus our efforts for maximum result.

In this issue we explore the forces driving the progression of sustainable design, strategies to achieve it and the importance of delivering on what we promise.
 


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Read Design Quarterly | ISSUE 04: INTERSECTIONS

Read Design Quarterly | ISSUE 03: TECHNOLOGY DRIVING CHANGE

Read Design Quarterly | ISSUE 02: CULTURE BY DESIGN

Read Design Quarterly | ISSUE 01: THE SUSTAINABLE CITY

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