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August 2018

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | New Nunavut Multi-Grade School Fast-Track Construction

New Nunavut Multi-Grade School Fast-Track Construction

Good progress is being made on the construction of a new school in Kugaaruk. It will replace the existing Kugaardjuq community’s school, which was heavily damaged by fire in early 2017. The new 2-storey school will accommodate up to 450 students, with Kindergarten to Grade 6 students located on one level, and Grade 7 to
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Progress Report for Cape Dorset High School

Progress Report for Cape Dorset High School

T he Design Build Team (DBT) comprising Kudlik Construction, Parkin Architects Limited and Accutech Engineering, has successfully achieved substantial performance on the High School in Cape Dorset. The combined efforts of the DBT, the Government of Nunavut (GN), and the board of education (EDU) met their goal, turning over the school in under less than
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin Explores the use of Art in Healthcare Environments

Parkin Explores the use of Art in Healthcare Environments

Parkin’s Friday breakfast session explored: What is the role of art in healthcare environments? Our brief discussion looked at how art has become integrated in healthcare design, the role of art in healthcare environments, and the numerous ways in which healthcare institutions are acquiring and developing their art collections.   Art improves the visual environment for
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin’s Commitment to Staff Development

Parkin’s Commitment to Staff Development

Parkin’s staff are creative! They are enthusiastic, highly experienced and dedicated to design excellence and the highest quality service available. We are committed to nurturing our staff’s development and exploring their interests in the industry and beyond. We have bi-weekly Friday morning breakfasts with our staff to explore design issues, innovation in our industry, company
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | The Impact of Colour in Healthcare Design

The Impact of Colour in Healthcare Design

Colour is a fundamental element in design – not only for its impact on aesthetic and technical aspects of human-made environments, but also for its influence on psychological, physiological and social reactions of human beings. Visit our YouTube channel to get a glimpse of the use of colour in our healthcare facilities.   https://youtu.be/AhqkJ3gebhY