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Credit Valley Hospital Design Team Wins Three of Four International Awards

The Stockholm-based International Academy of Design and Health honoured the Credit Valley Hospital design team with three prestigious awards including Healthcare Design Project for its innovative approach to advance health and wellbeing.
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Symposium Distinction Awards

Citing his work as an eye-opening experience, the U. S. Based Symposium for Healthcare Design awarded Partner Tye Farrow their highest Individual Award recognizing his unique ability to change the face of healthcare design through innovation, creativity and teamwork.
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Here Comes the Sun

In Canada’s northern hinterland where winter sun is limited, Erin Donnelly describes how the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre delivers therapeutic daylight by providing life-affirming, light-filled work environments year round. Erin Donnelly, Canadian Interiors
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Humanism in the Art of Sustainable Healing

Design City TorontoIn Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, Associate Sean Stanwick discusses why healthcare buildings need to be synchronized with their environment, grow from their communities, celebrate regional culture and become intertwined with the local economy. Sean Stanwick
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The Future of Healthcare Services: A Look at Bluewater Health

Follow the Bluewater Health design team as they attempt to become the first Silver-certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design™(LEED) healthcare facility in the country. Cecile Mutton, Construction Canada
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Designing Strong Links to Nature

In International Hospital Federation Reference Book, Partner Tye Farrow explores the gap between the business of healthcare and the human desire to connect with nature during the healing process. By doing so, he challenges our basic expectations for what healthcare environments can be. Tye Farrow
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A Cool Mist

Associate Sean Stanwick describes how an innovative mist technology is used for fire suppression at the Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga, a first in a Canadian healthcare setting. Sean Stanwick, Canadian Architect
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Architect Find Wood Works

The Globe and Mail’s Gloria Taylor reviews the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, where the innovative use of wood resulted in a signature facility that celebrates local culture and regional geography. Gloria Taylor, Globe and Mail
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