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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | The Benefits of Virtual Reality in Architecture

The Benefits of Virtual Reality in Architecture

Recently we had the opportunity to give a virtual tour of the Electrophysiology Room designed for St. Mary’s General Hospital (SMGH) as part of InsiteVR’s Immersive Project Showcase. The event was held at SMGH and invitees from across North America with virtual reality (VR) headsets were invited to participate. Read more

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Technology In Healthcare: An Interview With Phil Crompton (part 2)

Technology In Healthcare: An Interview With Phil Crompton (part 2)

Technology in healthcare: an interview with Phil Crompton part 2. To read the first half of our interview please click here.

Phil Crompton, founder and principal at Vantage Technology Consulting Group, is known for his visionary view of technology. He helps organizations envision the role that technology will play in their future, and guides them through the complex process of building effective and resilient technology systems and infrastructure. Read more

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | The Importance of Wayfinding

The Importance of Wayfinding

Good architectural wayfinding allows individuals to navigate built environments with ease and confidence. Within complex environments, such as healthcare, educational campuses, and transportation facilities, wayfinding enhances one’s understanding of the physical environment, reduces stress and confusion, increases safety, and saves time for both visitors and employees. Read more

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | SickKids Intermediate Care for Ward 7C Redesign

SickKids Intermediate Care for Ward 7C Redesign

Take a guided tour through The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) recently completed the Intermediate Care redesign for Ward 7C, in the Slaight Atrium Building. The new layout optimizes nursing resources with the addition of observation nooks in the corridors to allow for 1:2 intermediate care nursing and the redesign of the patient rooms to improve clinical outcomes. Learn more about the redesign in our blog: SickKids Intermediate Care for Ward 7C Redesign.
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