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.
Lauren Dando, Marketing & Communications Manager
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