© Parkin Architects Ltd. | A New Chapter for Parkin Senior Associate, Joe Pedrosa

A New Chapter for Parkin Senior Associate, Joe Pedrosa

After 17 years with Parkin, Joe Pedrosa retired as of July 31, 2020. Joe is a recognized member of architectural associations in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. As a Senior Associate, Joe assisted in the management of the Ottawa office and served as a mentor. Joe’s diligence and passion was demonstrated through his dedication
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin Update – COVID-19

Parkin Update – COVID-19

As the COVID-19 virus spread into our communities in March, we took steps to protect the health and safety of our staff and their families, our clients, consultants and the community. We implemented a working from home policy to normal operations to allow us to continue to provide the same high level of service. We
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | An insightful view of HSC Women’s Hospital

An insightful view of HSC Women’s Hospital

The new HSC Women’s Hospital is the largest capital health project in the history of Manitoba – at 388,500 sq.ft., the new, state-of-the-art was designed based on best practices for enhanced patient care, efficient workflow and enhanced technology. The interiors were designed relative to the northern climate and the indigenous population who visit the hospital. Parkin Principal, Lynne
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Progress update – Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex Expansion

Progress update – Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex Expansion

The Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (WMRC) expansion is underway.  On May 1, 2020, the provincial government revised its guidelines regarding municipal construction projects; the WMRC project proceeded as planned. The status of construction activities is as follows: Site Work Concrete work for new bicycle parking areas on the north and west sides of the site has been completed. New passenger
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Progress at Royal Inland Hospital’s Patient-care Tower

Progress at Royal Inland Hospital’s Patient-care Tower

Construction of the patient-care tower at Royal Inland Hospital amidst the COVID-19 pandemic is progressing. The building envelope wall sheathing, window framing and soffit sheathing at the north and east sections of the tower is nearing completion.  Inside, the metal framing for interior partitions along with steel door frame installation is almost finished for the
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | New Corner Brook Hospital Update

New Corner Brook Hospital Update

The New Corner Brook Acute Care Hospital in Newfoundland is well under construction. The team of Parkin and B+H Architects will reach 50% Contract Documents at the end of July. Contract Documents issued for construction will reach 100% at the end of November. Recent user group meetings were virtual due to the current pandemic. Last final
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | New COVID-19 Smart Screening and Testing Pod News – Published by Canadian Architect

New COVID-19 Smart Screening and Testing Pod News – Published by Canadian Architect

Canadian Architect Magazine featured the Citizen Care Pod project led by the Citizen Care Pod Corporation, in collaboration with WZMH Architects, PCL Construction, Insight Enterprises and Microsoft. The team has worked together during the pandemic to launch this new COVID-19 smart screening and testing pod from a version  designed last month . The Citizen Care Pod integrates intelligent
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