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August 2021

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Kinngait’s New Health Centre Opens

Kinngait’s New Health Centre Opens

Kinngait’s new Health Centre in Cape Dorset, NU opened on August 3, 2021, and averaged 40 visits per day in the first week. Larger than the facility it replaces, the centre serves a community of 1,547 people.  Featuring new “calming rooms” for de-stressing it is one of the first in the eastern artic communities to provide a
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Incorporating Research into OR Design Best Practices for Improved Workflow

Incorporating Research into OR Design Best Practices for Improved Workflow

The surgical suite represents one of the most complex and expensive hospital departments to design. Continual advancements in medical procedures and technological innovation, including the use of state-of-the-art imaging during surgery, are placing new demands on operating room (OR) setups. Today’s OR designers need to provide for an efficient staff workflow that promotes infection control,
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Robert Boraks stepping down as Parkin Director

Robert Boraks stepping down as Parkin Director

After 21 years of service to Parkin, and consistent with Parkin’s commitment to leadership renewal, Robert Boraks is stepping down as Director and employee. Notwithstanding this transition, Robert will continue to work for the firm as a consultant, providing his expertise and passion to all of the efforts he undertakes . “I am committed to
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Designing Functional Laboratory Spaces

Designing Functional Laboratory Spaces

Parkin Principal and Lab Expert, David Driscoll , speaks about designing functional laboratory spaces in Parkin’s current YouTube video “Designing Functional Laboratory Spaces”.  David’s expertise allows him to speak about: Designing Functional and Flexible Lab Buildings Creating Collaborative Spaces Collison Spaces Energy Efficient Labs Creating Green Laboratory Spaces Accessible Services Related to this topic is the current blog to which
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