Parkin Blog

Architectural Blog Series – Introduction

At Parkin, we truly appreciate the innovative work carried out by our talented team of designers and out-of-the-box thinkers. For this series of blogs we would like to highlight some of our projects to provide you with a more holistic view of our team’s capabilities.

We have a proven track record in practical and innovative design and are well-known as a leading institutional architectural firm. What many don’t know is that smaller-scale projects actually make-up a significant percentage of our overall portfolio. While projects like the Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital attract much of the focus, we are simultaneously working on many smaller-scale special projects, for many Canadian communities in:

Architectural Blog Series – Purpose

Our blog series will highlight some of Parkin’s past and current smaller-scale design projects and feature details such as project size, overview and include selected images.

The aim of the Architectural Blog Series is to provide deeper insight and examples of the wide range of our work ― other than mega-projects that attract attention of newspapers and magazines.

Architectural Blog Series – Coming Up

Here are some of the projects you can expect to see highlighted in our Architectural Blog Series:

  • Hanover & District Hospital – Expansion of the Surgical Department and renovation of the former laboratory
  • Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, ON – Two floors of the Medical Arts Building
  • Hamilton Health Sciences – Renovation of the Information Communication and Technology space
  • Southlake Regional Health Centre -  Renovation of the Core & Histology Laboratory
  • The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute -  Expansion to house the Apoptosis Research Centre
  • Eli Lilly Canada, Inc. – Addition/expansion of the analytical laboratory
  • University of Toronto – Renovation of the physics undergraduate teaching labs
  • And many more

Stay tuned for our first post in the blog series, which will highlight the expansion of the surgical department at Hanover & District Hospital.