Parkin Launches 3D Print Challenge #3

Parkin has been using 3D printing as part of the interactive design process with its clients.  To encourage our staff to become more adept with the new technology, we launched our third 3D Print Challenge today.  The competition involves the selection of a building; preferable a Parkin-designed building and creating a 3D massing model of the building and the site.

Voting will take place on Friday June 1st, 2018 and results will be announced on Monday June 4, 2018.

Good luck to all teams.  We look forward to another great competition.

Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) – Progress Report

Construction at PRH is still progressing very quickly.  With only seven months left to occupancy, all the trades are working in unison.  Exterior metal framing and sheathing is nearly complete on all levels. The Level 1 Interior finishes are under way.  The roof system is being installed on Level 8, and mechanical and electrical installations are ongoing on all levels.

Joseph Brant Hospital published in Healthcare Design, Interior Design Portfolio

Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) was published in Healthcare Design’s Interior Design Portfolio.  The hospital is comprises of a 7 story addition, 172 bed patient care tower; and renovations to the existing hospital.  This innovative facility is nestled between Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment.  75% of patient rooms have lake views.  To see more click on:

http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/healthcaredesign/201804/index.php#/64

Parkin and SickKids Broke New Ground in Paediatric Patient Care

Eighteen years ago, Parkin and SickKids broke new ground in paediatric patient care, when the hospital needed to invest in an Image Guided Therapy suite to provide diagnostic treatments in an OR setting. Collaborative and creative efforts led to an addition designed to accommodate the spacial needs of the then-state-of-the-art equipment. This year, Parkin refreshed the suite to accommodate 2018 upgrades to the diagnostic equipment. Parkin’s research and innovative designs result in creative, feasible solutions—for today, and in the future.

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