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Designing The Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex

Parkin’s vision is to create environments that positively impact lives. We foster collaboration, partnerships, and the sharing of knowledge to build better communities.

The interior design for Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex (WMRC) focused on details to establish character for the complex’s diverse functions and users. Attention to combining practicality and functionality with innovation and ingenuity, to deliver highly effective and efficient design, resulted in long-term cost efficiencies, and feasible solutions.

Our interior design team share their insights to the WMRC interior design concepts. Read more

SickKids Adolescent Mental Health Inpatient Unit

Parkin helped redesign the Slaight Family Integrated mental Health Unit at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto.  The unit cares for children and youth who are experiencing a broad range of complex mental health conditions and eating disorders.

Our first video (series 1) explored the unit and focused on important design elements. Our recent video “Evidence Based Design and Interior Concepts”, (series 2) touches on research conducted by Parkin, which has shown a connection to nature can have an impact on a patient’s recovery, affecting physical and mental well-being. Read more