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August 2020

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre Reaches Financial Close

Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre Reaches Financial Close

The province of Nova Scotia has officially announced that the Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre project has been awarded to EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare (EDIH) to design, build, finance, and maintain. Parkin is proud to be a part of the winning team. EDIH comprises industry-leading firms including EllisDon Capital (Developer and Equity Investor), EllisDon Corporation (Design/Builder),
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | An Architect behind the design of a Women’s Hospital

An Architect behind the design of a Women’s Hospital

A Principal and shareholder at Parkin, Lynne Wilson Orr is an architect and interior designer with a particular interest and expertise in the design and delivery of health facilities. She is an accomplished medical facilities planner and designer who focuses on conceptual planning, space programming and design. In her own words: Healthcare facilities design makes
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Official Groundbreaking for Lakeridge Health and Northwest Healthcare

Official Groundbreaking for Lakeridge Health and Northwest Healthcare

Lakeridge Health and Northwest Healthcare Properties REIT will be officiating a groundbreaking to commence construction of the Jerry Coughlan Health & Wellness Centre, on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. The Centre will support health and wellness in the fast-growing North Pickering community, offering a comprehensive mix of hospital, medical, urgent care, and community-based services, all under
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Canadian Architect – “Reforming Justice Architecture”

Canadian Architect – “Reforming Justice Architecture”

Robert Boraks, a Parkin Director, was recently quoted by the Canadian Architect journal in an editorial titled “Reforming Justice Architecture”. Robert refers to Parkin’s Rankin Inlet Healing Facility as a progressive model aiming to create an environment that gives dignity to inmates and staff. The facility is seen by the locals as a healing centre,
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Citizen Care Pod in Action

Citizen Care Pod in Action

Citizen Care Pods are screening workers daily in a construction site in North America. The pods are screening approximately 130 people per hour per window. The pods are designed to operate as smart screening and testing for COVID-19 providing a comfortable and safe environment for testers all year round. It is supporting the construction industry,
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | A New Chapter for Parkin Senior Associate, Joe Pedrosa

A New Chapter for Parkin Senior Associate, Joe Pedrosa

After 17 years with Parkin, Joe Pedrosa retired as of July 31, 2020. Joe is a recognized member of architectural associations in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. As a Senior Associate, Joe assisted in the management of the Ottawa office and served as a mentor. Joe’s diligence and passion was demonstrated through his dedication
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