Tye Farrow elected to University of Toronto's College of Electors

TORONTO, June 10, 2013 - Farrow Partnership Senior Partner, Tye Farrow, has been elected to the position of Vice Chair to the Executive Committee of the College of Electors beginning in July 2013. The College of Electors (College), established by the Governing Council of the University of Toronto in 1971, is a group of members representing the constituent alumni associations of the University of Toronto Alumni Association (UTAA). The members of the College are responsible for electing the Chancellor and the alumni members (alumni governors) of the Governing Council.




Farrow short listed in international design awards

TORONTO, May 21, 2013 - Farrow’s E’Terra Samara Tree House Villas concept, designed by Tye Farrow and Patrick Spear, is one of two international “drawing board” projects to be short listed for Best Future Building – Commercial in the Leading European Architects Forum Awards.Now in its 10th year, the Emirates Glass LEAF Awards honour the architects designing the buildings and solutions that are setting the benchmark for the international architectural community. Winners will be announced at the LEAF Awards Gala Dinner, to be held in London on 20th, September 2013.


Farrow project featured in Australian publication

TORONTO, May 16, 2013 - The recently opened St. Mary's Hospital project published in DesignBuild article. Read it here.

Farrow featured in Globe and Mail's Report on Business

TORONTO, May 6, 2013 - The recently opened St.Mary's Hospital in Sechelt, BC, is covered in today's issue of the Globe and Mail's Report on Business. Read the full article here.

Farrow work featured in the Globe and Mail

TORONTO, April 22, 2013 - Farrow’s innovative design for the E’Terra Samara luxury tree house villas caught the eye of Globe and Mail Real Estate Features Writer, John Bentley Mays. Read the full article here.


Farrow Partnership celebrates opening of St. Mary's Hospital

TORONTO, April 16, 2013 - The new St. Mary's Hospital facility was designed with the goal of becoming North America's first carbon-neutral hospital. Read the full press release here.


Tye Farrow featured in major New Zealand newspaper

TORONTO, March 21, 2013 - In an interview with the major daily newspaper of Christchurch, New Zealand, Farrow Partnership senior partner, Tye Farrow, discusses how the innovative use of natural materials, including timber, enhances healing and well-being in health care environments. Read the article here.

Farrow Partnership invited to present work and ideas in New Zealand

TORONTO, March 14, 2013 - As a guest of the Wood Council of New Zealand, Farrow Partners Senior Partner, Tye Farrow, has been invited to that country where he is giving public lectures and making presentations advocating the use of wood in architecture and design as a way of causing health and prosperity. Tye is travelling to key cities, including Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, meeting with members of major government industries, including members of the New Zealand Ministries of Health, Business Innovation and Economic Development, along with senior architect and design firms and university leaders, engaging them in a dialogue regarding the power of salutogenic architecture to cause true health in a world dominated by healthcare. 

In addition to his lectures and presentations, Tye is also being interviewed by several media outlets across the country, including the Dominion Post, based in New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington. Read the article published March 14 here.One of Tye’s final stops in New Zealand will be in Rotorua where he will present his ideas to the National Centre of Excellence for the Forest and Wood School of Forestry and Primary Industries.

Some examples of Farrow Partnership’s use of wood in design as a healing element are the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, the Credit Valley Hospital, the Colchester East Hants Health Centre and  the design concept for the E'Terra Samara Tree House Villas.



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About Farrow Partners

Farrow Partners is actively influencing the future of design as it impacts health and prosperity with diverse projects across North America, the Caribbean, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The firm has initiated a global movement to "Cause Health" through design that advances a more resilient society. Drawing on roots established over 50 years ago, FPA’s practice areas include health care, research, education, hospitality, institutional, multi-residential, seniors’ living, urban design, master planning, interior design and knowledge development.

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Farrow's Tree House design written up in United Arab Emirates leading newspaper

TORONTO, February 28, 2013 - Farrow's design for E'Terra Samara Tree House Villas recieve coverage in the Middle East.  See the article from the United Arab Emirates here.