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Farrow Building a Winner at Vienna Congress

The Shaare Zedek Cancer Centre designed by Farrow Partners and RO Architects was a winner in the category, Future Healthy Built Environment Project, awarded by the Stockholm based International Academy of Design at the Vienna City Hall ceremony on July 15. The prestigious award recognises projects, chosen from building around the world in the design phases, for its exceptional overall concept, design approach, functionality, implementation and sustainability. Israel’s newest cancer centre, located on a prominent site in the heart of Jerusalem, is the first building to be built of Farrow’s master plan for Shaare Zedek Medical Centre campus. The 70,000 square foot centre will offer radiation treatment as an complement to SZMC present chemotherapy services. The shape of the building has been called a ‘butterfly’, offering hope and life for the staff, patients and family who use the centre.

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Farrow Begins Design of Two Education Campuses

Farrow engaged to begin the architectural design of its two approved master plan designs for the expansion of Toronto Montessori’s Bayview and Elgin Mills Campuses. The design includes a new main entrance and lobby, gymnasium, performance centre and related administrative spaces at the Bayview Campus and a new dining hall, server, kitchen and administrative areas at the Elgin Mills Campus. Construction will commence in June 2018 and the new buildings will open in September 2019.

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Farrow to Present Ideas at 2017 Ontario Hospital Association Annual Conference

Tye Farrow has invited to present his thoughts on Causing Health through the built environment at the signature conference and exhibition of the Ontario Hospital Association this November. Health Achieve has long been one of the largest and most respected health care events in North America, the preeminent gathering place for health care and business leaders.

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Farrow Presents Cause Health Ideas in Bangkok, Thailand

Tye Farrow presented his ideas on the relationship between what we build and our ability to thrive, to an audience Thailand’s leading health care providers on July 5, 2017 in Bangkok. He asked the audience “What if our health was the basis for judging every building; What if we were dedicated to designing places that cause health”? This is based on Farrow’s belief that what we create is either an enriched environment that causes health, or erodes our ability to thrive culturally, economically, mentally and physically.

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Farrow’s Ottawa Independent School Master Plan Approved

Farrow’s Facilities Development Master Plan for Elmwood School in Ottawa, Canada was approved for implementation by the schools Board of Governors. The plan creates a new main entrance to Ottawa’s oldest independent girls school located in the prominent Rockcliffe neighbourhood. Along with a new semi-circular entry and lobby, the design includes a dining hall, students common, performance centre, health and wellness centre along with a variety of exterior common spaces.

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Farrow Selected to Transform Historic Oakville Landmark

Farrow has been engaged by Knox Presbyterian Church, Oakville to transform its historic building in the heart of Oakville to include educational, meeting and exterior public space. Located in the centre of downtown Oakville on Lakeshore Road, the red-brick Gothic style building built in 1888, will be renovated tol include a new landscaped plaza, new entrance, reception, main hall and server kitchen, expanded needing facilities and a lower level education space.

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Farrow Engaged to Design Mixed-use Project

Farrow has been engaged to develop design options for a mixed-use development in the upper Trafalgar neighbourhood of Oakville. The project includes two towers, the first seven stories in height and the second twenty stories. The design includes the creation of individual glazed triangular windows in each suite to increase the window wall area. Combined, the massing of the windows creates the appearance of a natural mountain range.

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Jerusalem mixed-use building design begins

March 17, 2017. Farrow has begun design on a new $80 million mixed-use building including retail, commercial, hotel and underground parking in the heart of the ancient city. This is the second building Farrow is designing as part of their master plan for Shaare Zedek Medical Centre (SZMC) campus. Construction will commence with the excavation of the site in June 2017.

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Design for first phase of medical centre master plan unveiled

March 13, 2017. Farrow has unveiled the design for Israel’s newest cancer centre, located on a prominent site in the heart of Jerusalem.

It is the first phase of Farrow’s three million square foot master plan for Shaare Zedek Medical Centre (SZMC) campus, which was completed in April 2016. The 75,000 square foot centre will offer radiation treatment as a complement to present chemotherapy services on the campus. Read the full Canadian Architect news articlehere.

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