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Making an Impact on the World Around Us

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At Parkin, we believe in making a meaningful impact on the world around us. That’s why every year, we’re dedicated to giving back to causes that align with our Vision, Mission, and Values. Last year, we proudly supported StopGap, an organization committed to creating accessible spaces. During our recent Friday Morning Breakfast Session, we had … Continued

Progress Update: Cowichan District Hospital Construction

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Exciting developments are underway at the future Cowichan District Hospital on Bell McKinnon Road in North Cowichan, thanks to the latest footage from our Project drone photographer from EllisDon.  Let’s take a closer look at the progress to date: Quonset Building: A temporary structure serving as a full-scale testing ground for program User Groups. Steel … Continued

Parkin’s Approach to Educational Design Recognized in Nunavut

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In a significant development for educational infrastructure in Nunavut, the Department of Education has unveiled its updated Educational Capital Standards, marking a milestone in the region’s educational landscape. Among the notable revisions is the incorporation of enhanced functional program spaces for all schools, a move that underscores the commitment to providing conducive learning environments for … Continued

Parkin Studio – Reimagining PLAY in Pediatric Inpatient Settings

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Parkin’s Design Studio in Toronto recently hosted a noteworthy event to ring in 2024: A Potluck – Design Charrette for “Reimagining PLAY in Pediatric Inpatient Settings.” Recognizing the evolving nature of childhood and its impact on play, especially for children in hospital settings, Parkin Studio facilitated a dynamic event, inspired by a session attended at … Continued

Arctic Construction Challenges and Planning: Parkin’s Projects in Nunavut

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As winter descends across Canada, the impact it has on construction projects in the Arctic becomes increasingly evident. Earlier this past year marked the beginning of two significant educational construction ventures by Parkin in Nunavut – the Sakku School Addition and Renovation in Coral Harbour, NU, and the Taloyoak High School and Daycare in Taloyoak, … Continued

Arctic Construction Challenges and Planning

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We invite you to explore our latest blog, where we delve into the unique challenges of construction in the Far North. Join us on a journey through the frozen landscapes of Nunavut, where our educational projects, such as the Sakku School Addition and Renovation in Coral Harbour and the Taloyoak High School and Daycare, are … Continued

Parkin Takes Center Stage in The Leading Edge Video Series Premiere

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Exciting news! Parkin has been featured on The Leading Edge, a distinguished video series from Metropolis. In this exclusive interview, our Senior Team, including Robin Snell (Director), Claire O’Donnell (Principal), and Kyle Basilius (Principal), explore various aspects of Parkin, from initiatives and recent projects to milestones and our commitment to social architecture and sustainability. Discover … Continued

Parkin Receives Gold from International Interior Design Awards 2023!

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Exciting News ! We are thrilled to share that Parkin has been honoured with the prestigious Gold Award in the Healthcare Interior Built category at the International Interior Design Awards 2023. This award recognizes our exceptional work on the Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Bayers Lake Community Outpatient Centre stands … Continued

Royal Inland Hospital Celebrates LEED Gold Certification for Patient Care Tower

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We are thrilled to announce that the Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) has successfully achieved LEED Gold certification for its transformative project, the Patient Care Tower. The Royal Inland Hospital Patient Care Tower stands as a testament to a visionary two-phase initiative dedicated to advancing patient-centered care and promoting community engagement. With a cutting-edge nine-storey patient … Continued

Parkin Announces Management Appointments

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At Parkin, we take great pride in nurturing leadership within our team and creating spaces that make a meaningful, positive difference in people’s lives. Parkin is thrilled to announce 10 well deserved promotions, including the appointment of 5 fantastic individuals to our management team. We want to shine a spotlight on the incredible efforts  these … Continued


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