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Farrow Senior Partner Emeritus in OAA Perspectives magazine

TORONTO, January 14, 2014 - Senior Partner Emeritus, George Farrow, is one of several architects featured in the recently published "Time Off: Architects' Pastimes" issue of the OAA magazine, Perspectives. George's intricate crafting of avian woodcarvings, which he has been doing for nearly 30 years, offers him a relaxing way to spend time out of the office.  Read the full article here.

 

Tye Farrow featured in Canadian Facility Management & Design

TORONTO, January 14, 2014 - Tye Farrow on designing facilities that actively cause health.  Read the full article here.

 

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre in the news

TORONTO, January 10, 2013Tye Farrow was interviewed in early January 2014 by CBC Radio’s program, Voyage North, regarding Farrow Partnership’s Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre being voted as the sixth most architecturally impressive hospital in the world, and the only one in Canada to make the list.

The hospital, which was designed to respond to unique northern regional influences through its large-scale use of wood, is still making headlines ten years after it opened its doors.

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre issued a press release to commemorate this success.  Read it here.

 

St. Mary's Hospital in the National Post

TORONTO, January 7, 2013 - Views to mountains, valleys and the ocean, along with a stunning 70-foot-long artwork of wood and metal remnants by a First Nations artist, are included in the design of St. Mary's Hospital in Sechelt, BC, and help to promote health and healing.  See the full article here.

 

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.