© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Continuing Education at Parkin

Continuing Education at Parkin

Over the months of August and September, Parkin hosted a series of sessions entitled “Thermal Break” for its Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver offices.  Content ranged through various building science and spec-related topics.  These lectures are one aspect of Parkin’s continuing education program, ensuring that staff are kept abreast of industry related trends and the design-related sciences;
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin works with University of Toronto John H. Daniels Faculty of  Architecture, Landscape and Design | Architecture + Health Studio

Parkin works with University of Toronto John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design | Architecture + Health Studio

Parkin Director, Robin Snell, participated in an assessment of grad students’ preliminary designs for a modular, prefabricated, Covid-19 Walk-in Assessment Clinic. Installation will be in host buildings located in the GTA. Host site structures range from vacant facilities to a basketball gym in a community centre. Robin’s extensive healthcare background provided the students with expert
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Citizen Care Pods: Mobile COVID-19 Testing and Screening

Citizen Care Pods: Mobile COVID-19 Testing and Screening

As the global pandemic was affecting North America last spring, creative minds collected ideas, which led to the creation of a modular, ready-to-use pod to test for COVID-19. The intention was to provide screening and testing that would allow communities to re-open. This initiative continues to assist communities and contain COVID-19. Parkin was a member
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | September Golf

September Golf

September was a great month for golf, and Parkin’s Social Club hosted its annual tournament. Staff enjoyed a sunny afternoon and a chance to catch up on the past couple of months since working from home. COVID-19 protocols were followed to keep participants safe and well. Parkin also participated in the Osler Open Etobicoke Invitational golf tournamentꟷdespite the challenging times,
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin volunteers to work with WHO and IFHE to target COVID19 requirements

Parkin volunteers to work with WHO and IFHE to target COVID19 requirements

In collaboration with HH Angus, Parkin volunteered its healthcare design expertise to complete a technical report for the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Federation of Healthcare Engineering (IFHE) to assist L’Hopital provincial de Doba, Tchad, with its COVID-19 strategies. This Hospital required a technical report to provide design solutions to repurpose three existing
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