© Parkin Architects Ltd. | New Learning Centre, Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC)

New Learning Centre, Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC)

Opened in May 2019, the new 4,300 SF Learning Centre supports multidisciplinary healthcare training and education initiatives at the hospital. Occupying shelled-in hospital space on the lower level of PRHC, the Learning Centre provides much needed classroom and education space, with flexible spaces and state-of-the-art audio visual equipment. A central crush space has comfortable seating
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | COVID-19 Notice

COVID-19 Notice

March 16, 2020 As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread into our communities, we are taking steps to protect the health and safety of our staff and their families, our clients, consultants and the community. We will be making changes to our normal operations to allow us to continue to provide the same high level
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin Director speaks at European Healthcare Design Conference

Parkin Director speaks at European Healthcare Design Conference

Parkin Director Robin Snell and Saleh Kalantari, Assistant Professor, Cornell University (USA) will co-present at the European Health Design Conference in London, England, in June, 2020. Their session falls under the Science, Technology & Innovation Category and covers how to “Evaluate and Optimize Wayfinding in Healthcare Settings Through Biometric Data and Virtual-Response Testing”. The content
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin Vlog

Parkin Vlog

Canadian and employee-owned, Parkin Architects Limited is an award-winning firm specializing in architectural services in the healthcare, recreation, research, justice, and education sectors. With offices in Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver, the firm has designed thousands of new, renovation and expansion institutional projects across Canada, and internationally. The firm is staffed with well over 100 experienced
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Using Virtual Reality at Parkin

Using Virtual Reality at Parkin

Helping our clients to fully understand our designs is a priority. We continue to use drawings and three-dimensional models to convey our ideas, but Virtual Reality (VR) is used and tested by our staff to immerse our clients into a virtual world, so that they can fully experience the proposed spaces. Click on the following
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Sakku School Renovations and Expansion – Visioning Sessions

Sakku School Renovations and Expansion – Visioning Sessions

Coral Harbour, Nunavut – School and Community Visioning Sessions As successful proponents for the Coral Harbour K-12 School in Nunavut, Parkin Architects Limited (Parkin) and Accutech Engineering Inc. (Accutech) presented at visioning sessions with the Mayor, council, local educational authorities, staff, students and the community. Several visioning sessions were conducted throughout the third week of
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin Director Appointment

Parkin Director Appointment

Parkin Architects Limited is pleased to announce that Robin Snell has been appointed as a company Director.  His leadership reinforces Parkin’s long-standing reputation as one of the leading healthcare architectural practices in Canada. In his 25 years’ career with Parkin, Robin has been responsible for a wide range of healthcare projects, ranging from master planning
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