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Parkin Celebrates Robin Snell as the 2024 CSA Award of Merit Recipient

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Parkin is thrilled to share the remarkable news that our Director, Robin Snell, has been honored as a recipient of the prestigious 2024 CSA Award of Merit (in recognition of exemplary technical expertise, advocacy, and outstanding contributions to the development of standards for healthcare facility design)! Robin’s outstanding contributions will be recognized at the forthcoming … Continued

Parkin Healthcare Project featured in Healthcare Design Magazine

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We are excited to share that Parkin’s esteemed Cowichan District Hospital project has been showcased in Healthcare Design Magazine. The feature titled “Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project, North Cowichan, British Columbia, Canada: First Look” highlights the project’s culturally sensitive design, innovative hospital planning, and sustainable features. The CDHRP is pioneering a new standard in sustainability … Continued

Celebrating Accessibility: Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex Recognized by The Globe and Mail

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We are thrilled to share the spotlight with The Globe and Mail as they emphasize the crucial importance of accessible spaces. In their recent article, they underscored that “providing accessible spaces is a moral imperative and strategic investment.” Highlighted within this piece is Parkin’s Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, recognized for its accessibility features. These include … Continued

Parkin Recently Published Projects

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We’re thrilled to share our latest achievements at Parkin, featuring projects that we’re immensely proud of. Take a moment to explore our recent publications: Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health and Addiction We’re excited to announce that our work on the Red Fish Healing Centre has been featured in e-architect, one of the world’s … Continued

Reimagining Healthcare Design: Insights from the 2023 HCD + Expo in New Orleans

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Introduction The Parkin design team had the privilege of attending the Healthcare Design Conference + Expo, (HCD + Expo) in New Orleans, an event renowned for its expertise in healthcare architecture and design. Our team, comprised of Tysa Thomson, Rebecca MacDonald, Laura Hann, Cedric du Montier, and Cindy O’Brien, immersed in a plethora of enlightening … Continued

Parkin at CCHF in Vancouver

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We’re thrilled to announce that our Director, Cameron Shantz, will be a featured speaker at the upcoming CCHF Conference in Vancouver this week! With over 30 years of invaluable experience in healthcare planning, Cameron is a trusted expert known for his dedication to crafting cutting-edge healthcare environments that prioritize functionality and patient comfort. His passion … Continued

Autism Acceptance Month

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April marks Autism Acceptance Month, and in acknowledgment of this important month, Parkin hosted a Friday Morning Breakfast session for our staff to promote awareness about autism acceptance. During the session, we delved into designing spaces that are inclusive and supportive of individuals with autism. Our discussion was led by individuals with personal connections to … Continued

Visit Parkin on Archinect

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We’re thrilled to be showcased on Archinect. Explore our profile and discover our featured projects. At Parkin, we’re not just architects; we’re collaborators. Our mission is to foster collaboration, form partnerships, and share knowledge to create better communities. While the featured projects on Archinect offer a partial list of our work, they reflect our dedication … Continued

Cowichan District Hospital Showcased in The Architect’s Newspaper

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We are thrilled to announce that Cowichan District Hospital has been featured in The Architect’s Newspaper, a renowned American online publication. This recognition underscores the innovative approach and cultural sensitivity embedded in the hospital’s design. The hospital is not just a healthcare facility but a testament to inclusivity and respect for Indigenous traditions. Patient rooms … Continued

StopGap Celebrates Progress and Raising Awareness in Accessibility

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Parkin recently attended StopGap’s evening of gratitude on April 3, 2024. The event honoured the impactful contributions of donors towards StopGap’s awareness-raising goals. It was a delightful occasion, fostering appreciation and community-building. Parkin is proud to have supported StopGap in removing barriers, raising awareness, and advancing efforts to create more accessible spaces across Canada. Executive … Continued


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