© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin Staff to Celebrate Inuit Day

Parkin Staff to Celebrate Inuit Day

Parkin’s award winning work in the far north has inspired staff to learn and participate in Inuit traditions. On February 9, 2019 our staff will be participating in Inuit Day at the Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre (OICC).  OICC serves Inuit children, youth and their families in the southern urban setting of the City of Ottawa
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin wins another AWARD for Northern High School Design

Parkin wins another AWARD for Northern High School Design

Parkin is pleased to announce that Cape Dorset’s High School—Peter Pitseolak High School—has recently received the Project of Distinction designation in School Planning & Management’s 2018 Education Design Showcase. The Editor-in-Chief of School Planning & Management | College Planning & Management, Jerry Enderle states, “Good designs don’t just happen.  They are created due to the hard work of
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Touring Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex Before it’s Built

Touring Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex Before it’s Built

Parkin is the architect of record for the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex completed in 1993, and has recently been awarded the expansion project, slated for completion in 2021. At two open houses on January 24, 2019, Parkin immersed Waterloo residents in a virtual reality experience of the proposed expansion project. Strapping on the Oculus Rift
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin Director, Robert Boraks receives Honorary Appointment at Carleton University

Parkin Director, Robert Boraks receives Honorary Appointment at Carleton University

On the recommendation of the Interim Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Design at Carleton University, Robert Boraks, a Director at Parkin, has received an honorary appointment as an Adjunct Professor in the Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism. The appointment acknowledges Robert’s education, accomplishments, and expertise in his discipline and his continued participation
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Minden Hills Arena | Parkin presents at Public Meeting

Minden Hills Arena | Parkin presents at Public Meeting

A mid-December 2018 meeting explored Parkin’s design proposal for the renewal of Minden Hills Arena. Members of the Township of Minden Hills Arena Building Task Force—including Mayor Brent Devolin— and public attendees had a chance to view a virtual reality model, a 3D-printed model, and presentation boards describing the design. Parkin, Vice President, Mario Pistone,
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin Welcomes Minden Hills Mayor

Parkin Welcomes Minden Hills Mayor

Parkin hosted a meeting at its Toronto office with the Mayor of Minden Hills, Brent Devolin. The team discussed the progress of the S.G. Nesbitt Memorial Arena Renovation & Expansion Project with the mayor and the next steps for the upcoming arena renewal open house.  Working in the collaborative IPD model, the project is currently
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Salvation Army 2018 Santa Shuffle

Salvation Army 2018 Santa Shuffle

On December 1st, Parkin’s Ottawa staff joined in the Salvation Army’s 28th annual 5kms Fun-Run to help fight poverty, homelessness and hunger this Christmas.  Each year, the Salvation Army teams up with the Running Room sporting goods store to host the Santa Shuffle in communities across Canada.  This year, the event took place in 38
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | The Impact of Aging

The Impact of Aging

Geriatrics is the medical specialty that adapts healthcare to fit aging bodies and minds. Reaching advanced years is a process that many of us will experience, and the design of our environments needs to facilitate caring attention from caregivers. Visit our YouTube channel to get a glimpse of facilities that provide environments to facilitate caring
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