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© 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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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | 2017 Parkin Architects Year In Review

2017 Parkin Architects Year In Review

It has been an incredible and rewarding year for us here at Parkin: from the opening of a state-of-the-art police training facility in Ontario to several innovative, cutting-edge healthcare projects and the many project milestones met in the foremost healthcare, educational, recreation, justice, and research institutions across Canada.

As we reflect on the past year, we would like to take this time to thank our staff, partners, and team members for their dedication and hard work. Together, we will continue to accomplish meaningful work and provide truly worthwhile services to our clients in the year ahead.
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