A long-standing leader in its fields of expertise, Parkin offices serve both Canadian and international clients with the immediacy and attention of a local service. Parkin’s design influence can currently be found in eight of Canada’s provinces, and in Nunavut. Parkin clients include some of the foremost institutions in Canada, many of which have enjoyed ongoing relationships for over 20 years.
Clients include: numerous acute care and mental healthcare institutions across Canada, Ontario Realty Corporation, Copps Coliseum, Hershey Centre, National Gallery of Canada, (Parkin/Safdie JV), Canadian Blood Services (formerly the Canadian Red Cross Society), Corrections Canada, Infrastructure Ontario, and many more.
A consistent sustainable product is the goal, whether or not the project is scheduled to be LEED certified and Parkin’s portfolio includes a number of notable projects with sustainable initiatives: Upper River Valley Hospital, NB (LEED Silver); Woodstock Hospital, ON (LEED Silver); Surrey Memorial Hospital, BC (LEED Gold); Providence Care Hospital, Kingston, ON (targeting LEED certification); New Oakville Hospital, ON (targeting LEED certification); Regional Mental Health Care – St. Joseph’s Healthcare, London, ON (LEED Gold); Regional Mental Health Care – St. Thomas, ON (LEED Gold); Women and Newborn Hospital, MB (targeting LEED certification); York Regional Police, ON (LEED Silver); Parkin Architects Limited, Ottawa, ON (LEED Silver); and Rehabilitation and ABI Building, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, ON (planned to meet sustainable design principles).