© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin 2019 Appointments

Parkin 2019 Appointments

As part of a long-term, continuing succession plan, Parkin is delighted to announce the following promotions. Michael Lam, Associate Shannon Wright, Associate Cédric du Montier, Associate Derek Judson, Associate Katherine Kim, Associate

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Expanding Access to Cardiac Care for Kitchener Patients

Expanding Access to Cardiac Care for Kitchener Patients

Parkin congratulates St. Mary’s General Hospital (SMGH) on receiving Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care funding for the redevelopment of its Heart Rhythm Program. The expansion project includes a new electrophysiology suite, a new 10-bed recovery area, and extension of the Program’s outpatient clinical services. The redevelopment will enable the hospital to offer
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Arviligruaq Ilinniarvik School published in AWARD Magazine

Arviligruaq Ilinniarvik School published in AWARD Magazine

Arviligruaq Ilinniarvik School in Kugaaruk, Nunavut is a classic case of an inspiring story arising from devastation. Following the school’s destruction in 2017, the Government of Nunavut’s Department of Education and the design build team designed and constructed a 300-student facility surpassing the original for resilience and appeal.  The team worked diligently to complete the
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | HSC Winnipeg Women’s Hospital published in AWARD Magazine

HSC Winnipeg Women’s Hospital published in AWARD Magazine

The Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg Women’s Hospital is recognized as an idiomatic facility. It is the largest capital health project in the history of Manitoba.  It is the city’s most comprehensive women’s hospital consolidating a variety of women’s services in one location.  The new facility is three times larger than the current hospital. A feature
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Waterloo Memorial Recreation Centre Expansion Eyes Green Targets

Waterloo Memorial Recreation Centre Expansion Eyes Green Targets

The Waterloo Memorial Recreation Centre (WMRC) $30 million expansion and retrofit is expected to achieve energy and greenhouse gas efficiency improvements that will surpass the benchmarks set by the Ontario Building Code. The next expansion/retrofit will begin early in 2020 and be completed in two years’ time. It will consist of a new 16,000 SF
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Correctional Facilities as Therapeutic Environments

Correctional Facilities as Therapeutic Environments

The Canadian Academy of Architecture for Justice (CAAJ) participated in a panel discussion with industry professionals to explore design progression and the changing role of correctional environments to support new realities. The discussion was moderated by Geoffrey Murray, Senior Project Manager, Infrastructure Ontario. He indicated that there was clear direction from government for architects to
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Providence Care Hospital Published in Healthcare Snapshots

Providence Care Hospital Published in Healthcare Snapshots

We are excited to share that Providence Care Hospital has been published on Healthcare Snapshots. Providence Care Hospital is a leading provider of specialized mental health, rehabilitation, geriatrics, complex continuing care and palliative care. This project conjoins programs from two existing sites into a new facility of 270 beds; 90 mental health and 180 rehabilitation,
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development, Mississauga Site

ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development, Mississauga Site

ErinoakKids has 3 sites that provide children’s treatment including rehabilitation and support services to children with disabilities in Mississauga, Brampton and Oakville. The Mississauga site is located on a 6 acre greenfield site, it includes rehabilitation treatment areas, intensive behavioral invention and applied behavioral analysis pods, and specialized assistance device services. The Corporate offices for
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | ErinoakKids Wins Brampton Urban Design Award 2019

ErinoakKids Wins Brampton Urban Design Award 2019

We are pleased to announce that  ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development has won the Brampton Urban Design Award of Excellence for Healthy and Sustainable Development. Our stellar team (ErinoakKids (Client), Parkin (Planning, Design & Compliance Architect, and Stantec (Designer/Architect of Record)) had great collaboration. We look forward to more success in the new year!
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | 2019 Parkin Holidays Ornament – 3D Printing Competition

2019 Parkin Holidays Ornament – 3D Printing Competition

In October 2019, Parkin hosted an in-house 3D printer competition for a holiday decoration. Fourteen submissions were received―all of which are so very creative that we couldn’t pick an outright winner! Following much deliberation, three pieces were selected as the most outstanding. They will be printed and attached to Parkin’s annual client gift bags.  For
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