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July 2018

Parkin Healthcare Experts at George Brown College

Lynne Wilson Orr, Principal at Parkin and Claire O’Donnell, Associate at Parkin, are teaching a new course in Healthcare Interior Design to third year students in the Interior Design Technology Program at George Brown College. The course provides students with an opportunity to understand the planning and design of healthcare projects with a strong focus
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York Regional Police Training Facility – LEED Silver Certified

The York Regional Police Training Facility in East Gwillimbury recently received LEED Silver Certification.  The facility comprises an 80,000 sq.ft. single-level facility containing office space for staff plus 9 technology and lecture-based classrooms, 4 of which can be combined into a single, large presentation venue.  Supporting the classroom functions are meeting rooms, break-out rooms, a
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Prison Design – Ideas from a Lead Justice Designer

Robert Boraks, a Parkin Director, shares some of his ideas as a lead justice designer with the third issue of Justice Trends Magazine.  The article is titled, “Prison Design / Developing Correctional Trends in Canada:  Some Ideas from a Lead Justice Designer”, released end of June 2018.   Robert addresses:  Incarceration in Canada; correctional trends we
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