Architecture

  • Alloway Hall Expansion and Renewal

    A modern design that evokes cultural and historic richness for a civic icon.

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  • Wrigley Field

    An American icon, restored and revitalized for the future.

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  • Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center

    The Taussig Cancer Center sets a new benchmark for progressive cancer care and 'patient first' design.

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Transformative placemaking

We create spaces that are engaging and uplifting that contribute to our collective sense of health and well-being, and encourage the sustainable stewardship of our communities. Read More

Design matters and with that comes a huge responsibility to drive innovative, creative, and relevant solutions.

Anton Germishuizen Senior Vice President, Business Leader, Buildings
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On design culture…

Designers share their thoughts on what makes the Stantec Buildings practice so unique.

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<p><b>TITLE:&nbsp;&nbsp;</b>Clarks Americas Headquarter Office<b></b></p> <p><b>DESCRIPTION:</b></p> <p>An expression of the Clarks brand, this workplace inspires creativity and fosters collaboration.</p> <p><b>TRANSCRIPT:</b></p> <p><b>Tammy Diorio:</b>&nbsp; Everything about what Clarks wanted to do was mix the old and the new to bring our heritage, but make it modern. We were in an old mill building. It was very industrial, which we liked, but as we grew we were very disconnected. That impacted how we could, uh, work together and collaborate. We were using a lot of space, but not very effectively. We didn't have a lot of open areas to gather and feel like one company. We made a strong effort to try to make this new building something that Clarks could be proud of and also bring Clarks into the future.</p> <p><b>Steve Basque:</b>&nbsp;&nbsp; It's all about that connection. The atrium brings people into the space and then we ascend up the stair, or you get off the elevator, and you can see work being done in all of the spaces around the atrium.</p> <p><b>Tammy Diorio:</b>&nbsp; I think the biggest change is that our product was not displayed in the best way in the old building. We worked together to really develop new spaces to showcase the product and for the designers to design the product.</p> <p><b>Steve Basque:</b>&nbsp;&nbsp; The hand craftsmanship of the product and the attention to detail was probably the most important thing that we've tried to focus on. That it doesn't have to be old to be crafted.</p> <p><b>Steven Kelly:</b>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; We understood Clarks history. You, you've got a shoe company that has been around for almost 200 years. They've got the highest grade technology available to you. They're still taking wood blocks and putting it on the wood lathe like they did 100 years ago and then machine by hand with files to perfection. So it's a great story that combined their history with their present with an eye to the future.</p> <p><b>Tammy Diorio:</b>&nbsp; The employees have stopped me in the hallway just saying how much they love the building. They love the collaboration.</p> <p><b>John Daine:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</b>For us, as the model makers, it's been a vast improvement. We've got the north light, which we didn't use to have. We used to have to close the light out with blinds because of the direct sunlight in the summer.</p> <p><b>Patrick Grace:</b>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; As a designer, what we need is definitely lots of natural light, which we are provided with here. It's nice that on each floor on each end there's a convenient little kitchenette that we all have access to with coffee. And it's great because you run into people that you may have had the opportunity to run into in the previous building. That has been a great, great change.</p> <p><b>Donna Leung:</b>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Now that we've been working in this building for about six months, it really has reinvigorated everyone to work more closely together because the open nature of this building really fosters creativity and collaboration. We can go off into a little nook and come up with creative ideas, brainstorm ideas.</p> <p><b>Gary Champion:</b>&nbsp;It's a really well thought out, well-designed building. Usually it takes some time to get familiar with the new surroundings, but when we walked in, it was immediate and you can see a significant difference in the way we operate our organization just by moving into this building. Terrific!</p>

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Canada House

Canada House, located on Trafalgar Square in Central London, has been Canada’s diplomatic home since 1925. But as diplomatic functions expanded and technology evolved, Canada House didn’t keep up—it didn’t celebrate the best of Canada. The revitalized Canada House showcases Canada in the 21st century: a vast country, rich in natural resources and talented people, touched by three oceans, ready to shape our future—building on the traditions and friendships of the past. Read More

Carnegie Mellon University Sherman and Joyce Bowie Scott Hall

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Stantec Tower

Over the last 60 years, Stantec grew from a one-man outfit to a multi-billion dollar company with offices on six continents. We’ve designed thousands of buildings for our clients. When the time came for our new home, we wanted to make an iconic contribution to Edmonton’s skyline. So we let our creativity run wild. The result speaks for itself: the Stantec Tower. Read More

Mary Idema Pew Library Learning & Information Commons

Grand Valley State University envisioned a library that was inspired by the needs of today’s students while evolving skills they would require for the rest of their lives. Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons—a true shift in library design—is designed to connect the library more closely to student learning and success. Read More

Bridgepoint Active Healthcare

The success of modern medicine means that people with chronic disease live longer, but how can we maximize the quality of that life? By delivering care in a way that empowers patients to take charge of their health, providing a clear path for recovery and return to home. Recipient of a 2016 Governor General's Medal in Architecture, the first hospital in more than 30 years to be recognized, Bridgepoint clearly sets a new standard for chronic disease management and rehabilitation, taking a step towards an improved quality of life for Torontonians living with chronic disease. Read More
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Interior Design As humans, we spend a significant portion of our daily lives inside. We believe our emotional and physical well-being is dramatically impacted by the places where we live, work, and play.
Buildings Engineering With decades of innovation and experience under our belts we’re engineering a promising future leveraging the best in building systems, technology, energy analysis, and sustainable performance.
Sustainability & Building Performance We blend art and science to help clients realize the full potential of their projects in terms of life cycle cost, energy efficiency, carbon reduction, human health, and wellness.
Urban Planning & Design Our plans help harness the forces reshaping North American communities. We create places that are authentic, green, walkable, connected and diverse.  
Landscape Architecture Whether it's an urban park, a restored wetland, an athletic complex, or a waterfront destination--through analysis, planning, and design, we create inspired landscapes that reflect context and user needs.
Lighting Design We're illuminating the promise of place by creating visually dynamic lighting environments that enhance forms, colors, and textures to reveal architecture’s beauty.
Visioning, Brands, Experiences We create tangible, experiential, and memorable places. Transformative experiences that enhance real estate values and bring people back to a place again and again.
Digital Practice Technology is reshaping the way we approach design. Our digital practice team helps us push the boundaries of practice, leveraging the power of technology to deliver transformational results for our clients.
Physical Security Intelligent design. Inventive solutions. When it comes to protecting critical assets, our physical security design specialists are with you every step of the way.
Alternate Project Delivery We provide Alternate Project Delivery (APD) that delivers significant added value in the form of earlier project delivery, reduced environmental impacts, and lowered capital and operating costs.

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