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.
Totem poles start to take shape
TORONTO, June 10, 2013 - One of three totem poles bound for the entrance to the St. Mary’s Hospital, designed by Farrow Partnership in association with Perkins+Will, is now being carved beside the hospital, adjacent to Highway 101, by artist Andrew U’magalis Puglas and his team. The carvers are skillfully bringing out figures of a noble woman, a double headed sea serpent and a great golden eagle from the eight-metre cedar pole. Read the full article here.
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