Wall boarding is nearly complete on all floors, and flooring installations have begun throughout. The exterior envelope installation is well underway. The roof installation is nearly complete, and the Secure Rooftop Garden, as well as several patient rooms, provide stunning views of downtown, the north shore mountains, False Creek and English Bay beyond.
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Site excavation for the new facility is underway, and the tower crane is now being erected.
Parkin recently mailed a postcard for Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqaluit, Nunavut. This project has added further northern expertise to our portfolio. The design team who worked on this project enjoyed the unique experience it offered. To view the launched postcard, please click on the following link:
Described as “The hospital of the future” in The Globe and Mail’s Property Report, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, which opened in December 2015, features “smart” patient rooms. Patients have internet access and are able to operate their televisions from bedside terminals. The same terminal allows them to control ceiling-mounted patient lifts and the room-lighting system. To read more click on: article29823293
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital is featured in the August 2016, VOL. 16, NO. 6 edition of Healthcare Design Magazine. The article speaks to design features and site layout of the hospital. Parkin Principal and Shareholder, May Chow is also featured in a Q&A session, page 89.
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Citibank Place (now Citigroup Place) was listed as one of the top 10 Toronto buildings from the 1980s on Flipboard. The building was developed by Marathon Realty and designed by Parkin Partnership Architects Planners (not by John B. Parkin and Associates as stated below). Directors Harland Lindsay and Lind Nyman of successor firm Parkin Architects Limited participated in the project. The building is quoted as hovering between modernism and postmodernism. To see other great buildings listed, click on:
Framing for all the partitions is almost complete to Level 7, top floor of the new Patient Tower. Spectacular views to Lake Ontario from some of the future patient Bed Rooms can now be seen.