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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Five Trends That Will Disrupt Healthcare

Five Trends That Will Disrupt Healthcare

The healthcare landscape is going through an unprecedented transformation. Disruptive technology, an ageing population, rising healthcare costs, and empowered patients who want a greater say in healthcare decisions; all have far-reaching implications in terms of diagnostics, treatments and delivery of care. Read more

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Helping a Community in Need: Cape Dorset High School

Helping a Community in Need: Cape Dorset High School

In the late summer of 2015, Peter Pitseolak High School in Cape Dorset, Nunavut was destroyed by fire.  It was a devastating setback for this tightly-knit community of 1,400 people, just two weeks into the new school year.  Not only did this directly affect the 150 students and 22 staff members, but also the many community members and organizations that used the high school building for meetings and cultural events. Read more

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Mental Health Facility Design

Mental Health Facility Design

According to studies and research by camh, one in five Canadians will experience a mental health problem in any given year, and by the age of 40, one in two will have, or will have had, a mental illness. These numbers are staggering. Read more

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Trends in Correctional Facility Design

Trends in Correctional Facility Design

Robert Boraks is a Director at Parkin Architects Limited, Visiting Scholar at the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism at Carleton University, and a frequent guest speaker at international conferences where he shares his understanding of trends that will help shape correctional facility design here in Canada and around the world. Read more

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