Creativity & Innovation Program
Stantec's Creativity & Innovation (C&I) program celebrates and encourages creative and innovative thinking that benefits our clients, communities, and company. The C&I program helps us live our values and deliver on our promise to design with community in mind.
Building on our community roots to help North American orchid conservation
How Stantec botanist Melissa Curran is partnering with researchers and community members for the conservation of terrestrial orchids in North America
Predicting the unpredictable: How a Stantec toolbox helps us understand future flood risks
Stantec and clients are combining historic rainfall and climate data with the latest modelling tools to prepare communities for future weather events
Stantec ERA Issue 01 | The Energy Remix
What is the future of the energy market?
From the Design Quarterly: Teaching sustainability and energy conservation through play
Energy use is high and energy literacy is low; a pop-up park turns city parks into places that boost energy understanding
The Dream Cabin: Reinventing what it’s like to sleep in a hotel room
Combining design with technology, a research team and hotel chain YOTEL are trying to give road warriors a good night’s rest
Bear with me
When Jennie Christensen joined Stantec, she brought with her a passion for bears. Stantec’s R&D fund gave her the resources to explore it.
How modern tracking technologies can protect birds and support wind farm permitting
Stantec’s Creativity & Innovation Program is backing industry research into a new approach to monitor peregrine falcon migration patterns
You can reshape the mold and learn to fly—and I’m proof of that
My journey growing up in rural Nova Scotia, battling self-doubt, and making my mark in a male-dominated profession
HoloLens on? Check. Ready for blast off. Destination: great design.
How an augmented reality spacewalk on the rocky surface of Mars marked the start of an opportunity that helps our designers better understand our clients’ needs
Transformative design: Autonomy, agility, technology, and connectivity drive change
Celebrating World Architecture Day by exploring how we can design a better world—and opportunity is everywhere
Need to keep your community's bridges safe? Stantec is creating an app for that.
Dr. Reed Ellis and his team are constantly evolving a research-based Bridge Management System that helps transportation agencies inspect and maintain their critical infrastructure
Can BIM cut costs for tomorrow’s healthcare PFI schemes?
Private finance has played a crucial role in UK healthcare, but costs are mounting. The use of building information modelling software could help.
Building urban energy resilience through education: The E-Pop Park
How can spending time at a park today help ease the problems of tomorrow? At the energy pop-up park (E-Pop), visitors don’t just have fun, they learn about energy, too.
Quoted in University Business: The changing face of the university campus
University students have high expectations for their learning environments. London-based principal and education sector lead Aaron Taylor shares how the design of education facilities is changing.
Investing in ideas: Stantec's Creativity & Innovation Program
Celebrating and supporting creative and innovative thinking that benefits our clients, communities, and company
Seeing the future: Harnessing the power of virtual reality for community engagement
Immersive virtual reality experiences on PARK(ing) Day help spark dialogue on the future of Philadelphia’s urban landscape
Realizing the benefits of largescale property acquisitions to reduce flood risk
Stantec is researching how cities can revitalize flood-prone neighborhoods, in part by treating ecosystems as service providers
AMPIng Up Solutions for Flood Risk
The Automated Mitigation Project Identifier is an innovative model that assesses structural flood risk across multiple scenarios. Video from Stantec’s Breckenridge Forum—part of our C&I Program.
Brooklyn Village: equity and innovation in urban revitalization
One of the largest redevelopment projects in the Carolinas, Brooklyn Village digs into the cultural roots of a community.
Published: Isolated, and in need of sustainable solutions—wastewater management in remote communities
How can we address the technical, financial, administrative, operational, and regulatory challenges facing wastewater management in northern Canadian communities?