Ideas



Farrow's Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre named as one of world's most architecturally impressive hospitals

TORONTO, November 20, 2013 - Farrow Partnership's 650,000 square foot, 375-bed acute care regional hospital in Thunder Bay has been named as one of the world's most architecturally impressive hospitals by Online Masters in Public Health.  See the article here, where the facility features at number six.

 

Farrow's St. Mary's Hospital featured in Daily Commercial News

TORONTO, November 8, 2013 - St. Mary's Hospital in Sechelt, BC, designed by Farrow Partnership in association with Perkins+Will, is featured in the latest edition of Daily Commercial News.  Read the full story here.

 

Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Merit Presented to Farrow Partnership

TORONTO, November 7, 2013 - Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia presents the architects responsible for the design of the new Colchester East Hants Health Centre (CEHHC) with an award of merit for excellence in design architecture. Read the media release from Colchester East Hants Health Authority here.

 

Tye Farrow presents "Designed to Thrive" at AIBC / AIA conference and exhibition

TORONTO, October 30, 2013 - Farrow senior partner, Tye Farrow, presented Designed to Thrive: Creating Salutogenic Environmentsat the Architectural Institute of British Columbia’s (AIBC) annual conference and exhibition in Vancouver last week.  His talk focused on an approach to raising awareness so that the public will begin to expect their built environment to cause health (salutogenesis) rather than cause “dis-ease" (pathogenesis).

The conference, entitled Sea Change: Architecture on the Crest, was hosted by both the AIBC and the American Institute of Architecture’s Northwest and Pacific Region. These two professional organizations joined together to explore their shared values and aesthetic. Farrow Partnership has completed several projects in the region, with another under construction.

 

St. Mary's opens in BC

TORONTO, October 15, 2013 - St. Mary's Hospital in Sechelt, British Columbia, designed by Farrow Partnership in association with Perkins+Will, has completed new construction. An official grand opening was held last week with special guests, including the Member of the Legislative Assembly for West Vancouver-Sea to Sky, citizens of the Sunshine Coast, members of the Sechelt Indian Band and representatives of the design team. See the full release here.

 

Farrow announces new senior positions

TORONTO, September 30, 2013 - Celebrating 15 years of practice, the partners of Farrow Partners are pleased to announce the appointment of a new managing partner, senior associate and associates in the firm.  Read the full announcement here.

 

Trinidad cancer centre under construction

TORONTO, September 9, 2013 - Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister for Health announced yesterday that construction has begun on the National Oncology Centre (NOC) in Mount Hope, Trinidad. The NOC, designed by Farrow Partners in association with local architects, co-rd Limited, will serve as the country’s main cancer treatment facility, offering comprehensive, state-of-the-art services. NOC’s programming includes imaging/MRI scanning, diagnostics, radiation with shielded treatment bunkers, HDR brachytherapy, cyclotron facility, outpatient clinic services and teaching facilities.

 

St. Mary's Hospital featured in ReNew Magazine

TORONTO, August 19, 2013 - Farrow's St. Mary's Hospital project, designed with the goal of becoming North America's first carbon-neutral hospital, is featured in the latest issue of ReNew Magazine.  Read the full article here.
 

Two Farrow projects receive prestigious awards

TORONTO, August 14, 2013 - The John C. and Sally Horsfall Eaton Centre for Ambulatory Care at St. John’s Rehab Hospital in Toronto has been awarded Highly Commended recognition at the 9th Design & Health World Congress & Exhibition held in Brisbane, Australia. The project, designed by Farrow Partnership Architects in joint venture with Montgomery Sisam Architects, was recognized in the International Health Project (under 40,000 square metre) category. In addition, Colchester East Hants Health Centre in Truro, Nova Scotia, designed by Farrow in association with WHW Architects, won an Award of Merit in the Lieutenant Governor's Design Awards in Architecture at a special ceremony at Government House, Halifax.