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We believe that great architecture is created by people, for people.

Parkin is an employee-owned, award-winning architectural practice that specializes in designing purposeful, beautiful, and functional buildings. Our commitment to collaborating with clients to bring their vision to life has earned us a reputation for excellence. Our designs prioritize social impact, and we take pride in creating spaces that are accessible and welcoming to all.


Creating environments that positively impact lives.


Our world

We foster collaboration, partnerships, and the sharing of knowledge to build better communities.

Our work

We design innovative solutions to promote positive and enduring social change.

Our people

We empower our team to design meaningful and enriching environments.

Our business

We cultivate a sustainable business model as the foundation to lead initiatives that positively impact lives.


  • Integrity
  • Passion
  • Excellence
  • Creativity
  • Collaboration


  • Strategic planning
  • Master planning
  • Site planning
  • Facility space planning
  • Business case studies
  • Public/private partnerships – compliance and ProjectCo architecture
  • New building design
  • Designs for building alterations, renovations and additions
  • Project management
  • Physical facility conditions assessment

Social architecture

We believe that architecture has the power to positively impact people’s lives. As social architects, we prioritize the needs and well-being of the community in every project we undertake. From designing accessible spaces to promoting sustainability, we strive to create environments that promote human connection, health, and happiness.

At Parkin, we are committed to contributing to society through thoughtful, socially responsible design.

Our Culture


At Parkin, we value and celebrate diversity, and believe that the unique backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences of our people contribute to our success. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported, and where equal opportunities for advancement and development are provided without prejudice.

We welcome feedback and continuously strive to improve our policies, practices, and culture to ensure that all employees can thrive and reach their full potential.


We offer our employees a unique opportunity to work alongside industry-leading experts in institutional architecture and gain valuable experience. Our commitment to providing a supportive and collaborative work environment has resulted in a low staff turnover rate, with many of our employees building long-term careers with us that span decades.

We believe in investing in the professional development and growth of our people. We are always seeking skilled and experienced individuals who are interested in joining our teams in Toronto, Ottawa, or Vancouver.

Join us at Parkin and take your career to the next level. Check out current opportunities.


Join our creative team

Unlock your potential and advance your career with Parkin. We’re committed to providing our employees with the tools, resources, and opportunities they need to achieve personal and professional growth.

Current opportunities