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Fall 2017 issue of American School & University (Architectural Portfolio) – Tuugaalik High School, Naujaat, Nunavut

Tuugaalik High School, Naujaat, Nunavut has been has been awarded a Special Citation in the 2017 American School & University Architectural Portfolio—the premier showcase celebrating the best in education design.

2017 Jury comments – “Great effort in using color, pattern, and simple materials to create a welcoming, contextural and inspired environment.”

This is the second American School & University award for a Parkin school design, (first award – 2017 Outstanding Design, American School & University Educational Interiors Showcase).

 

Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre – Opening Fall 2017

The Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre cares for people with mental-health or substance-use challenges. The facility will help mental-health and substance-use professionals provide better care to patients and their families in a more modern environment. The completed centre will create a welcoming, home-like experience for clients, including a rooftop garden deck. The facility’s anticipated opening date is fall, 2017.

The eight-storey building will consolidate inpatient and outpatient services under one roof to provide clients with the treatment, programs and skills they need to successfully resume life in the community. It will replace outdated facilities such as the former VGH Willow Chest Centre (circa 1948) and Health Centre at Vancouver General Hospital (circa 1943).

For more detail on the facility, click on:
Joseph Rosalie Segal Family Health Centre

York Regional Police – Training Facility, Site Overview

We have acquired aerial views of the newly completed Training Facility for York Regional Police at 70 Bales Drive in East Gwillimbury. The site is bounded by a ministry of natural resources wetland limit and includes a storm water management pond serving the adjacent regional buildings, as well as the new facility. The site has been designed for future growth, including the firing range and classrooms, and space is allotted for a future skid pad.

Joseph Brant Hospital – Welcoming Patients Soon

On August 21, 2017, the new Michael Lee-Chin & Family Patient Tower will officially open. Before it opens, the hospital invited its partners and community to take a tour. Tours included a look at the new Emergency Department, Surgery and an Inpatient Room with panoramic views of Lake Ontario.

Here are some current photos.

FINALISTS IN THE SBID AWARDS 2017 – Vote Now for Providence Care Hospital

Parkin Architects Limited has been shortlisted in the Healthcare Design category of the SBID International Design Awards 2017.

The Providence Care Hospital (designed in Joint Venture with Adamson Associates Architects) has been selected as one of the qualifying projects by a technical panel of judges in the first stage of the process. The public are now invited to cast their votes for their favourite entries at www.sbidawards.com, as their votes will be counted towards the overall results.

Click here to vote for this project (look for Providence Care Hospital): #vote-form-27509

To read the press release click here:

Hiring – Architects, Healthcare Planners, Project Managers & Technologists

Parkin is looking for skilled and motivated people to join our
teams in Toronto, Ottawa and Vancouver.

We need experienced Architects, Healthcare Planners, Project Managers and Technologists.

Send resumes to:

Toronto office: David Driscoll – driscoll@parkin.ca
Ottawa office: Robert Boraks – boraks@parkin.ca
Vancouver office: John MacSween – macsween@parkin.ca