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Farrow Begins First Phase of Ottawa Education Campus Expansion

Farrow has begun work on the expansion of Elmwood School, in the prominent Rockcliffe neighbourhood of Ottawa. Elmwood is one of the most innovative girls’ school in North America and ranked as one of the top 25 private schools in Canada. Acclaimed for its academic excellence, caring atmosphere and strong community spirit, Elmwood is a school where girls are encouraged to stretch themselves, try new things, create and explore.

The project includes a new entry courtyard, new entrance and reception, ding hall, student learning comments and garden terrace.

Farrow has a worldwide reputation for creating healthy learning places that nourish the spirit and touch the heart, having worked on over a dozen independent school projects in Canada and internationally.

 

Farrow on Jury of European Healthcare Design Awards

Tye Farrow served on the jury of the 2018 European Healthcare Design Awards for Health and Life Sciences Design, recognizing professional excellence in health environments both in Europe and around the world. The awards, organized by Architects for Health and SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange, will be presented at a ceremony during the final session of the European Healthcare Design conference and exhibition in London England on June 12.

 

Farrow to Participate in UofT “What is a School” Symposium

Tye Farrow will be one of the ‘Dissenting Choir’ speaker that wrapped up the “What is a School (of Architecture, Landscape, art and urbanism) Symposium in the new Principal Hall at the University of Toronto’s Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, Design and Visual Studies.

The day and a half long international symposium beginning on April 27, 2018, will explore the role of a design school as a “lobby, test kitchen and dining room” in exploring and encouraging debate, political dialog and critical thinking around architecture and city making.

 

Farrow Completes Building Permit Submission for Education Campuses

Farrow completed building permit drawings for the transformation of the of the Toronto Montessori Bayview Campuses. The design includes a new main entrance and lobby, gymnasium, performance centre and related administrative spaces. Construction will commence in June 2018 and the new building opening in September 2019.

Internationally recognized since 1961 as Toronto Montessori Schools, TMS selected Farrow in August 2016 to create a Facilities Development Plan for their two campus locations in Richmond Hill.

These two projects further reinforce Farrow’s reputation as a leader in creating healthy learning places, having worked on over a dozen independent school projects.

 

New Harzfeld Hospital in Israel Nearing Completion

The new Harzfeld Hospital, the first phase of Farrow’s master plan for the revitalization of the Kaplan Medical Centre campus is nearing completion. The 150,000 square foot hospital will consist of 153 beds, a dialysis unit, rehab daycare and comprehensive therapy services. The hospital will be moving from its current location to benefit from the site’s strong connections to nature and proximity to the Kaplan Medical Center’s acute care hospital.

The project is a collaboration between Farrow Partners and Uzi Gordon Ltd. Architects and Town Planners.

 

Farrow to Give Opening Plenary Address at Future Cities Green Infrastructure Conference

Tye farrow is to deliver the opening keynote address at The Grey to Green Conference in Toronto on May 15. The conference features the latest research and industry developments on green infrastructure as it relates to growing jobs, health and community resilience. More at www.greytogreenconference.org

 

Farrow Begins Trafalgar Castle School Master Plan

Farrow has begun work on a master plan for Trafalgar Castle School, one Canada’s oldest independent schools, located in Whitby Ontario. Is an internationally known, day and boarding school for girls and young women in grades 4 through 12.

Housed in a castle, built by Nelson Gilbert Reynolds, Sheriff of Ontario County, as a private residence in 1859, the building was the largest private dwelling in Canada until Casa Loma was built in Toronto. The new master plan will include additional performance space, common areas and learning amenities for the girls.

Farrow has completed over 30 master plans and has work with a number of Canada’s leading independent schools.

 

Farrow Designing Real Estate Technology Incubator Lab

Farrow designs for the new incubator and accelerator space for R-Labs, a company that is at the intersection of technology real estate solutions will open February 28, 2018. Locate at the foot of University Avenue at Front Street, the space has stunning views of the city and is designed as a flexible ever changing ‘park-like’ environment. R-Labs will occupy the space in March 2018.

 

Royal St. Georges College Middle School Transformation

 Farrow has begun work on the third of three phases that will transform the junior and middle school at Royal St. George's College has opened. The project includes reimagining the middle school spaces a flexible, dynamic and collaborative space for boys learning. Construction will begin in June 2018 and be complete by September 2018

 
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