Parkin was recently awarded The Centretown Community Health Centre (CCHC) project. The Centre provides a wide range of services to a diverse and vibrant community. Located in the centre of Ottawa, CCHC has become an integral component of the city. The popularity of the Centre and adaptation to new challenges has resulted in a mandate to renew the infrastructure. Parkin has been retained to support CCHC in Stage 3 and 4 MoHLTC submissions, which will include complete systems design, contract documentation and contract administration.
Robert Boraks, a Parkin Principal/Shareholder, authored an article titled “Therapeutic Environments within a Prison Setting”. The articles was accepted and published by the AIA AAJ (electronic journal).
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Parkin will be a member for the research team awarded the “CARE” Research Evaluation Project at Providence Care Hospital in Kingston, Ontario. The firm will participate in the post-occupancy evaluation (POE) as the Architect of Record for the current AFP (P3) project under construction. Results of the POE study will be included in a comprehensive report, journal articles, CARE website and conferences presentations.
A state-of-the-art facility envisioned for the new Halton Regional Police Service’s Headquarters will be a central hub for police training, forensics, evidence management and administration.
The groundbreaking ceremony was held on Wednesday October 14, 2015. The new police headquarters at 2485 North Service Rd. W. is to be completed in 21 months, with police operations to begin in the fall of 2017.
Nearly $65 million has been budgeted for the project’s construction costs, information technology, computer and radio systems, and furniture.
The building will feature heightened security measures, storage areas for specialized tactical vehicles and weaponry, and a cutting-edge forensic lab.