© 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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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | 2018 Parkin Holidays Ornament – 3D Printing Competition

2018 Parkin Holidays Ornament – 3D Printing Competition

In October 2018, Parkin hosted a 3D competition for a holiday ornament. There were 14 submissions. All ornaments were all so imaginative that it was difficult one! After much deliberation, the top three pieces were chosen to be printed for attachment to Parkin’s annual client gift baskets.  The top 3 were:        
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | New RCMP detachment in Arviat, Nunavut – Completed

New RCMP detachment in Arviat, Nunavut – Completed

The new Arviat, Nunavut RCMP detachment has been completed; it was occupied in October, 2018. The building program provides staff and support areas, a secure zone including holding cells, and two garage bays, to meet the RCMP’s functional requirements. Parkin’s goal has been to ensure that the RCMP’s mission, vision and values are represented through
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Making progress at Penticton Regional Hospital David Kampe Tower

Making progress at Penticton Regional Hospital David Kampe Tower

Substantial Completion for the Penticton Regional Hospital – David Kampe Tower is scheduled for mid November 2018. Interior Health has posted a series of stories dedicated to profiling the people working together to keep the wheels moving at the hospital. These stories showcase the important work being done each day, and highlight the enhancements to
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin attends “Seeing the Light, the Inuit Way Conference”

Parkin attends “Seeing the Light, the Inuit Way Conference”

Staff from Parkin’s Ottawa office attended the “Seeing the Light, the Inuit Way conference” on Friday October 19, 2018, to further expand their understanding of Inuit traditions, history and culture. As part of our philosophy, Parkin believes it important to understand a building’s programmatic requirements as well as the culture and traditions of those who
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