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Welcome to Ideas, where you can learn about the trends, innovations, and challenges impacting the built environment.

  • Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities

    Issue 05 | Smart & Livable Cities

    Articulating a livable vision for city life

  • No Outlet, No Problem. Infiltrate!14:27

    No Outlet, No Problem. Infiltrate!

    At TRIECA 2019, Jen Young describes the City of Kitchener RBJ Schelgel Park project; 42 acres of land with no drainage outlet.

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  • How municipalities can develop comprehensive plans that actually get used

    How municipalities can develop comprehensive plans that actually get used

    Strategic foresight is key to creating an actionable plan that shapes your community’s future

  • 6 ways to brand your property

    6 ways to brand your property

    Branding can help create an emotional connection to a place

  • Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 05: Smart & Livable Cities

    Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 05: Smart & Livable Cities

    Articulating a living vision for city living―from the smart city discussion to affordability, congestion, and transport

  • Class is in session: 5 lessons you may not have learned in engineering school

    Class is in session: 5 lessons you may not have learned in engineering school

    Advice to help aspiring engineers build confidence, design better projects, and develop stronger client relationships

  • Tunneling Rules of Thumb: Auger Boring

    Tunneling Rules of Thumb: Auger Boring

    In this Tunnels and Tunneling magazine article, Keivan Rafie explains the basics of auger boring along with the challenges and considerations for use

  • Rules of Thumb: Summary of Trenchless Methods

    Rules of Thumb: Summary of Trenchless Methods

    In the February-March issue of Tunnels and Tunnelling magazine, Stantec’s Keivan Rafie discusses the typical uses of common trenchless methods

  • Published in IWP&DC Magazine: Top 10 Memorable Projects

    Published in IWP&DC Magazine: Top 10 Memorable Projects

    Michael Rogers kicks off a new series of Top 10 Memorable Projects for IWP&DC Magazine

  • Art and architecture meet in the desert

    Art and architecture meet in the desert

    The new Boulder City Bypass shows how embracing history—in this case the Hoover Dam—can influence today’s landscape designs

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  • Join us at CEATI (Protection and Control) 2019

    Join us at CEATI (Protection and Control) 2019

    Join us as our experts introduce a simulation-based engineering system which emulates power system protection relays

  • How to take quick design: How much daylight is right for today’s tech-enabled schools?

    How to take quick design: How much daylight is right for today’s tech-enabled schools?

    Wall-to-wall windows might be too much of a good thing for some classrooms

  • Future of Trenchless

    Future of Trenchless

    Stantec’s Keivan Rafie recently hosted a roundtable discussion about the future of trenchless in Trenchless Technology Canada Magazine

  • Published in WET News: Focusing on what matters to customers

    Published in WET News: Focusing on what matters to customers

    Technical Director Neil Croxton discusses how the UK water industry use smart water technologies to address performance gaps and improve efficiency

  • Published in How to greenbriefing: Innovation and integration will help prevent global water crises

    Published in How to greenbriefing: Innovation and integration will help prevent global water crises

    In this Expert Focus article for How to greenbriefing, David Smith, SVP Corporate Strategy at Stantec discusses the evolving relationship between water, energy and agriculture

  • What happens downtown doesn’t stay downtown: The ripple effects of a strong center city

    What happens downtown doesn’t stay downtown: The ripple effects of a strong center city

    A new report uses data to document the outsized economic, social, and symbolic value downtowns create for their regions.

  • How a campus master plan can help manage energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    How a campus master plan can help manage energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    Thompson Rivers University proves that a university can pursue an aggressive growth plan while limiting its environmental impact

  • Stantec attends 2019 USSD Conference in Chicago

    Stantec attends 2019 USSD Conference in Chicago

    Stantec experts demonstrate their expertise during USSD presentations

  • Meet the Stantec team at FWRC 2019 in Tampa

    Meet the Stantec team at FWRC 2019 in Tampa

    Stantec is excited to present on wastewater systems, coastal resiliency, landfill treatment and more at FWRC

  • Downtown Columbus, Ohio: A case study in the mobility revolution

    Downtown Columbus, Ohio: A case study in the mobility revolution

    From scooters to self-driving shuttles, an urban planner returns to his hometown and sees the future of mobility

  • You thought diversity was difficult?

    You thought diversity was difficult?

    Many mining companies have made workforce diversity a central component of their company goals, yet the real challenge looms: inclusion

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