Workplace & Office

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges shaping the planning and design of workplace & office spaces.

  • Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 08: Wellness & active lifestyles

    Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 08: Wellness & active lifestyles

    Design strategies that promote occupant well-being

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  • Family business office update: 6 ways to get the most out of your workplace designer

    Family business office update: 6 ways to get the most out of your workplace designer

    A family-owned business has history and traditions that a design team can enhance to instill a unique company culture—and do business better

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Retrofitting today’s buildings for a sustainable future

    From the Design Quarterly: Retrofitting today’s buildings for a sustainable future

    Most existing buildings will still be in use 50 years from now. Retrofitting for sustainability is critical to a low-carbon future.

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  • Stantec Design Quarterly Issue 08

    Stantec Design Quarterly Issue 08

    Wellness & active lifestyles

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  • Design comeuppance: The call center gets its turn

    Design comeuppance: The call center gets its turn

    A thoughtfully designed workplace environment, amenities, brand message, and name help shatter the mold of a stereotypical call center

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  • 4 design features of a modern medical office building that make it a community landmark

    4 design features of a modern medical office building that make it a community landmark

    Want a distinguishable building? Innovative planning and design need to be at the forefront of the project

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  • Open plan 2.0: Tips for a successful transition to a new open-office design

    Open plan 2.0: Tips for a successful transition to a new open-office design

    When it’s time to make the move, designers can support clients in introducing a new workplace environment

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  • Corporate workplace design: 8 interiors trends to watch

    Corporate workplace design: 8 interiors trends to watch

    NeoCon 2018 revealed a softer focus, including organic shapes, smoky glass, integrated accessories, and Scandinavian partnerships

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Cities as innovation centers

    From the Design Quarterly: Cities as innovation centers

    With tech hubs and innovation districts, research universities have the keys to unlocking reinvigorated cities

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  • One chance to make a good first impression: Office lobbies see a revamp

    One chance to make a good first impression: Office lobbies see a revamp

    How office lobby design is taking a page from hospitality to cater to the future of work

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  • STEM is for everyone: 3 ways to “change the equation” of equality in the workplace

    STEM is for everyone: 3 ways to “change the equation” of equality in the workplace

    This year’s S.H.E. Summit offered a wide perspective on how we can cooperate across genders to build rewarding careers

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  • What can workplace design learn from makerspaces in educational environments? (Part 1)

    What can workplace design learn from makerspaces in educational environments? (Part 1)

    How a benchmarking study helps us educate workplace clients on makerspaces and ultimately assess culture and growth strategies

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  • Trading Spaces: Expanding design experiences

    Trading Spaces: Expanding design experiences

    An interior designer from Stantec’s Miami offices shares lessons learned from his experience on a nationally televised design competition

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Culture 2.0 in the workplace

    From the Design Quarterly: Culture 2.0 in the workplace

    Taking company culture to the next level with interactive, engaging social spaces

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  • Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    5 tips to infuse natural elements into the built environment—from plants to pictures

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  • Practicing what we preach: Championing sustainability and wellness across Stantec

    Practicing what we preach: Championing sustainability and wellness across Stantec

    Places, people, and clients: Three reasons Stantec is now a Fitwel Champion

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  • [With Video] From the Design Quarterly: How can lighting design influence wellness?

    [With Video] From the Design Quarterly: How can lighting design influence wellness?

    Ask an expert: Lighting design discipline lead Rachel Fitzgerald explains how new research is influencing our application of lighting for well-being

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  • How do office sounds impact design? Hint: Not all sound in the workplace is bad

    How do office sounds impact design? Hint: Not all sound in the workplace is bad

    A smart workplace design conversation means understanding the role acoustics play in the workplace

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  • Published in Retrofit: Designers Befriend a Researcher

    Published in Retrofit: Designers Befriend a Researcher

    Two lighting designers and a researcher look at how four lighting projects illustrate the potential gaps between current research and the reality of the design process

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  • Great lighting design—a key to an immersive experience and occupant well-being

    Great lighting design—a key to an immersive experience and occupant well-being

    When working as part of a collaborative team, lighting designers can maximize the overall impact and functionality of building projects

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