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June 2022

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin teaching design in post-secondary institutions

Parkin teaching design in post-secondary institutions

Parkin staff numbers over 150 experienced architects, designers, project managers, administrative staff, and LEED accredited professionals, many of whom are dedicated to specific market sectors. We believe in personalizing the design experience for clients and maintaining a hands-on approach to projects.  To create innovative solutions for our clients, we are at the forefront of industry
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Working in the Canadian North, an Architect’s Perspective

Working in the Canadian North, an Architect’s Perspective

Working in the Arctic for nearly 15 years is an experience like no other.  More importantly, working with the local Indigenous communities continues to be a learning opportunity.  The Arctic is a vast and beautiful landscape, covering a large area of the Canadian North.  This is a land of which most people are unaware and
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Clarington Police Complex – Phase 2: Under Construction

Clarington Police Complex – Phase 2: Under Construction

Construction is underway for the Clarington Police Complex – Phase 2 project. The $83M project has been awarded to Buttcon Limited.  Construction began in April 2022 with occupancy scheduled for April 2024. The new 19-acre site will expand the existing 17-acre Durham Regional Police Service complex. Two new buildings will be added in Phase 2.
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Gold Winner: Red Fish Centre for Mental Health and Addiction

Gold Winner: Red Fish Centre for Mental Health and Addiction

Urban Design & Architecture Design Awards 2022 has announced a Gold Award for Parkin’s Red Fish Centre for Mental Health and Addiction , located on səmiq̓ʷəʔelə in Coquitlam, BC (formerly the Riverview lands).  The core guiding design and construction principles reflect the values of the community and the Kwikwetlem First Nation (“KFN”). The Centre’s name is a reference to the sockeye salmon that once thrived in the
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