© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Revamped Aquatics Research Lab

Revamped Aquatics Research Lab

The new Aquatics Research Labs at the University of Waterloo designed by Parkin Architects has been completed. With fish species under threat from global warming, the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, has opened the new research facility to study the effects of climate change on fish stress. The Waterloo Aquatic Threats in Environmental Research (WATER)
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin’s Interior Design Team: Designing with passion

Parkin’s Interior Design Team: Designing with passion

Parkin’s interior design team provides a full-service Interiors consulting service. The team has worked on institutional projects ranging from small clinics to massive hospital redevelopments, and everything in between. Working at all stages of the design process with the architectural team, our philosophy is grounded in Parkin’s Vision —creating environments that positively impact lives. We provide proactive and responsible
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Waterloo Recreation Complex Update

Waterloo Recreation Complex Update

We are pleased to announce that the latest phase of Waterloo Recreation Complex is close to completion.  Occupancy of the Community Pavilion was achieved in the Fall of 2021, and total project completion is slated for the Spring of 2022 when site work, landscaping, and paving will be completed.  Although The City of Waterloo has achieved occupancy, regularly
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin Staff Spreading Holiday Cheer!

Parkin Staff Spreading Holiday Cheer!

Parkin Staff Spreading Holiday Cheer from Home ! Parkin hosted its 3rd Annual Ugly Sweater Competition. Entries were creative and fun! Here are the 2021 Holiday Ugly Sweater Competition Winners. Congratulations!

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Parkin Holiday Message

Parkin Holiday Message

At Parkin, we place a particular emphasis on social architecture, and the opportunity for our work to positively contribute to our communities.  This year, in lieu of a holiday gift, we have chosen to donate to  HOPE AIR  a charity whose values we admire.  Hope Air provides families with flights and accommodations when they need to travel long distances
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Winners for Camp Couchiching “Windsurf Pavilion” Competition

Winners for Camp Couchiching “Windsurf Pavilion” Competition

Parkin is pleased to announce the winners of the Camp Couchiching “Windsurf Pavilion” competition.  We congratulate all participants on their creativity and consideration of design and aesthetics, sustainability, functionality, affordability, and constructability. 1st place, Josh Vitez 2nd place, Michael Lam 3rd place, David Avella The design competition, loosely called the ‘Windsurf Pavilion’, was intended to
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Penticton Regional Hospital Emergency Department

Penticton Regional Hospital Emergency Department

Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is a full-service medical and surgical facility, offering 24-hour emergency and trauma services, acute services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic/paramedical services. PRH opened its new emergency dep artme n t in Phase 2 of renovations to the existing building.  The expanded emergency department and support areas provide quieter and private patient rooms providing a new level of comfort for
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