Urban Resilience & Climate Adaptation

  • From the Design Quarterly: 7 ways to shift our thinking about urban resilience

    From the Design Quarterly: 7 ways to shift our thinking about urban resilience

    Houston architect Laura Sachtleben says that Hurricane Harvey provided an opportunity to think differently about preparation and resilience

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  • World Cities Day: Here’s how we can build a better urban life for future generations

    World Cities Day: Here’s how we can build a better urban life for future generations

    Our communities are facing unprecedented change, but we have the power to turn challenges into sustainability

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  • Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures speaks to the most significant trends influencing our cities, from climate change to digital innovation

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  • Published: Reaching beyond stormwater to create resilient communities

    Published: Reaching beyond stormwater to create resilient communities

    In this World Water: Stormwater Management article, Stantec’s Chris Digman looks at the future challenges of creating resilient water systems

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  • Design Quarterly Issue 07 | Adapting to Change

    Design Quarterly Issue 07 | Adapting to Change

    The rapid pace of change and how it’s influencing innovative design and engineering solutions from Sacramento to Perth.

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  • Published in APWA Reporter: Water Resources Design for Long-Term Operations & Maintenance

    Published in APWA Reporter: Water Resources Design for Long-Term Operations & Maintenance

    Public Works officials are facing numerous unprecedented infrastructure challenges – each offering a different operations and management hurdle

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  • Published in Water New Zealand: A sustainable career

    Published in Water New Zealand: A sustainable career

    Stantec’s Jim Bradley is profiled as an environmental engineer who’s forged a career ahead of his time

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  • Evolving Cities: Infrastructure Update1:58

    Evolving Cities: Infrastructure Update

    Community Development Senior Vice President Simon O’Byrne delivers this update on the Infrastructure business at Stantec.

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  • A decade of ecosystem restoration: Protecting planet Earth for future generations

    A decade of ecosystem restoration: Protecting planet Earth for future generations

    How we’re confronting the global issues of climate change, biodiversity, and population

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  • [With Video] 3 surprising things I discovered from hacking 21st-century city challenges

    [With Video] 3 surprising things I discovered from hacking 21st-century city challenges

    A mentor from Stantec’s Idea Hackathon shares her thoughts from a two-day forum on smart city solutions

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  • Stantec Idea Hackathon2:06

    Stantec Idea Hackathon

    Our inaugural hackathon asked teams to solve our challenge statement: How can we use technology to ensure Toronto is a thriving, livable, and resilient city for all?

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  • [With Video] How can technology from video games bring flood risks to life?

    [With Video] How can technology from video games bring flood risks to life?

    FEMA Risk MAP data and 3D mapping help the public visualize flood risk and support more resilient communities

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  • Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 06: Destination Zero

    Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 06: Destination Zero

    How do designers help battle climate change? Sustainability means thinking about net zero energy and net zero carbon—in new construction and in retrofits.

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  • How we can flip the script on pollinator decline

    How we can flip the script on pollinator decline

    Changing the way we think about ecosystem restoration to combat the decline of pollinators

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  • How to navigate aging infrastructure and utility conflicts in urban areas

    How to navigate aging infrastructure and utility conflicts in urban areas

    Aging infrastructure is an issue for cities across the US, including the City of Toledo, Ohio. For every challenge, there’s a solution.

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  • Published in American Infrastructure: The AI Interview – Lisa Beutler, President of the AWRA

    Published in American Infrastructure: The AI Interview – Lisa Beutler, President of the AWRA

    Stantec’s Lisa Beutler—current president of American Water Resource Association—looks at the developments in the changing world of water

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  • America is running out of engineers – here’s how we start recruiting more

    America is running out of engineers – here’s how we start recruiting more

    How do we get more students interested in engineering? Consider showing and telling local high school kids how you did it

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  • Published in NC Currents: Storm Damage Risk Reduction – Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps

    Published in NC Currents: Storm Damage Risk Reduction – Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps

    A look at the top 10 factors coastal communities should consider and address in future builds to reduce hurricane storm damage risk

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  • Wet-weather infrastructure: Smart analysis and TOTEX planning equal savings and resilience

    Wet-weather infrastructure: Smart analysis and TOTEX planning equal savings and resilience

    How “sweating the system” with smart analytics modeling and TOTEX planning can deliver fit-for-purpose solutions, capital cost savings, and system optimization

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  • Published in REDNews: How updates to floodplain mapping will impact Texas

    Published in REDNews: How updates to floodplain mapping will impact Texas

    Natural Disasters, such as catastrophic flooding, challenge the very essence of the community

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