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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Maclean’s ranks uOttawa among Canada’s leading medical doctoral universities

Maclean’s ranks uOttawa among Canada’s leading medical doctoral universities

Parkin is proud to be a part of the uOttawa’s team for the Advanced Medical Research Centre feasibility study. The study identifies opportunities and challenges associated with the expansion of medical laboratory capacity and explores how the Ottawa Health Sciences Centre and regional partners could participate in the process. As part of the analysis, Parkin led several successful visioning and stakeholder engagement sessions with both uOttawa and OHSC partners. Read more

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | City of Waterloo Community Pavilion Opens

City of Waterloo Community Pavilion Opens

Parkin is delighted to have attended the opening of the new Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex Community Pavilion on September 20, 2022. Age-friendly and environment-friendly (featuring an E-V charging station and rooftop solar panel system) design focuses on producing a welcoming, accessible, inclusive atmosphere, and creating a cross-generational community facility where people of all ages and abilities can gather.

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Cedar Canoe Project

Cedar Canoe Project

As advocates of designing facilities that improve the lives of children and parents, as well as those who care for them, our research introduced us to (KIP) Canada, an organization that supports the under-served needs of children affected by parental incarceration.  We are committed supporters of this foundation. Parkin was invited to visit indigenous artisans associated with
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Kilometres for KIP

Kilometres for KIP

Kids with Incarcerated Parents (KIP) Canada is the only organization in Ontario providing supportive programming to children affected by parental incarceration. For the past 11 years, Jessica Reid, the co-founder of KIP Canada, has  advocated for these children and walked to raise the awareness of the necessity to support their unique needs. This year,  KIP
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© Parkin Architects Ltd. | New Address Notice

New Address Notice

We’re excited to announce that effective August 31, 2022, Parkin’s Vancouver office will be relocating to 675 West Hastings Street, Suite 1100, Vancouver BC  V6B 1N2. We look forward to working with our clients and colleagues in our new space.

© Parkin Architects Ltd. | Release of the Family-Centred Maternity and Newborn Care: National Guidelines Chapter 8

Release of the Family-Centred Maternity and Newborn Care: National Guidelines Chapter 8

We are pleased to share the release of Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC) Chapter 8: Organization of Services and the Epilogue of the updated Family-Centred Maternity and Newborn Care: National Guidelines on August 10, 2022. The guidelines are dedicated to improving and creating consistency in maternal and newborn health and to inform evidence-based practice across Canada.
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