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Space that Heals: A Case for Nursing Focused Design

An outspoken advocate for enhancing nurses’ working environment, Farrow principal Ian Sinclair explores the critical role played by nursing staff in hospitals while raising awareness about the intangible benefits of humanistic design.
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Designing Inspiring Spaces

This Volvo magazine article profiles how Farrow Partners draws on themes from nature to create human-centric environments that inspire hope while instilling confidence that you "are in good hands." Jack Sennett, LIV (Volvo magazine)
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International Academy of Design and Health Award

The Stockholm-based International Academy of Design and Health selected Partner Tye Farrow as their first Architect-Award recipient, honouring an individual who has made a significant contribution to health and humanity through the medium of architecture.
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Design Delight in a Sea of Infill Monstrosities

The Globe and Mail's John Bentley Mays cites Tye Farrow’s design for the Millbank House for demonstrating how to integrate a "unified, bold, Modernist scheme that sits respectfully on Millbank, honouring the restrained height and scale of its immediate neighbours." John Bentley Mays, Globe and Mail
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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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