Many older communities use combined sewer systems to collect surface runoff and sewage. This video shows how combined sewer systems work and how they can sometimes be a problem.
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What’s Research + Benchmarking at Stantec?
To design in a world of constant change and evolution, you must be continually learning. This is the simple idea behind our Research + Benchmarking (R+B) program.
Evolving Cities: Infrastructure Update
Community Development Senior Vice President Simon O’Byrne delivers this update on the Infrastructure business at Stantec.
Design really impacts the wellbeing of building users
Our Health Architecture Research + Benchmarking group is finding new ways to positively impact lives through design.
Istanbul Waste Incineration Plant
Stantec is proudly involved as a consultant in the design phase of the construction of this state-of-the-art Energy from Waste power station being built by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.
How do our library and learning commons designs stack up?
Our Library & Learning Commons R+B Group studies what’s happening in design at institutional and public libraries.
Advancing our sustainable design strategies
Our Sustainability Research + Benchmarking Group works collectively to create better, healthier, and more energy-efficient learning environments.
Can furniture support a better learning experience?
From developing a K-12 furniture calculator tool to benchmarking makerspaces for all levels of learning, our Research + Benchmarking team’s work is helping clients make better decisions.
Research leads our designs for innovative learning environments
Our Innovative Learning Environments R+B team studies how education is changing across the world.
eDNA - Detecting species at risk
Environmental DNA is a new tool for environmentally monitoring living organisms. In this video, created with Genome Atlantic, we look at the effectiveness of eDNA for monitoring marine species at risk
Greenlight on Orchids
Learn how Melissa Curran is working to restore and conserve North American orchid species through Stantec’s Greenlight fund, part of our Creativity & Innovation Program.
All Things Urban: Joe Geller talks Stantec’s Urban Places
Stantec’s Urban Places team is using an integrated approach to help cities and suburbs alike take advantage of the burgeoning urban renaissance.
One person’s cell phone is another person’s planning tool
Cynthia Albright shares how we used anonymized cellphone data to address congestion in Lake Tahoe, looking to protect the environment.
Rethinking details with Passive House
The first certified Passive House higher education building in Canada was inspired by passive design principles and wood innovation.
Power and Technology at Stantec
Providing cutting edge of technology is essential in the power industry. Stantec’s Montreal team is pushing the envelope every day to ensure clients receive the most current and innovative solutions.
Libraries & Learning Commons, Part 4
Libraries should be designed as a place of reinvention, with spaces that can evolve to meet changing needs.
Advancing our communities through increased mobility
Dave Thatcher discusses how our transportation planners and engineers approach every transportation infrastructure project with the goal of providing people with better and smarter mobility options.
The Future of Freeways: The Impact of Connected and Automated Vehicles
As connected and autonomous vehicles become more prevalent, we may see big changes on our freeways with enhanced safety and capacity.
David Dixon discusses the next generation of urban places at NZPI 2018
On March 22, 2018, David presented to an international audience at the 2018 New Zealand Planning Institute conference about the growing demand for denser, mixed-use, walkable—urban—environments in the
Libraries & Learning Commons, Part 3
We share some of the most valuable lessons we’ve learned throughout the process of designing modern academic libraries across North America.
Livable Cities: Designing the World’s First WELL Community