Buildings

Design matters

The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment—where we live, learn, play, and conduct business—carried us forward instead?

Our integrated design practice—encompassing architecture, buildings engineering, interior design, and more—keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design.

Interior or exterior, we create spaces true to each site’s unique context and adaptable to changing needs. Spaces that engage and uplift us. Spaces that contribute to our sense of health and well-being. And spaces that fulfill our clients’ missions while enriching the communities that surround them.

Whether we’re partnering with clients to design a hospital or mixed-use development, a research facility or industrial park, an education campus or an airport, we design with community in mind. 

On design culture…

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

Carbon impact + climate risk

Have you thought about retrofitting buildings for sustainability and improved energy performance? We have. Read More

Civic revitalization and urbanization

Optus Stadium, with a design that acknowledges Western Australia’s unique sporting, cultural, and Indigenous heritage, is so much more than a sports venue. It’s a world-class community anchor. Read More

Adaptive reuse

Embodied carbon savings, preserving historic character, doing good business—there are many great reasons for adaptive reuse of buildings. Read More
Balancing the needs of now with a passion for tomorrow’s possibilities
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Most Sustainable A/E/C Firm
#1
Top A/E Firm
#7
Top 100 Giants
#8
Top 100 MEP Giants

Corporate Knights ranked Stantec the most sustainable corporation among its industry peers in 2022.
Stantec was named the Top A/E firm for the eighth consecutive year by BD+C in 2021.
Interior Design recognized us as one of the Top 100 Giants in 2022.
Consulting-Specifying Engineer noted Stantec as a top MEP Giant in 2021.

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