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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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Phase Two of transformative Royal St. Georges College begins construction

March 14, 2017. Construction has begun on the second of the three phased projects designed to transform the junior school of Royal St. George's College. The project includes a new entry hall, centre for collaboration, kitchen, food preparation area and renovation to all learning spaces on the first and second level. The final phase will involve altering the lower level of the building to collaborative and learning environments aligned with the Colleges' strategic objectives.

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Farrow featured in February Issue of Canadian Architect Magazine

February 13, 2017. Tye Farrow, working closely Ray Arbesman, president of Toronto-based company Nucap Industries, has developed a revolutionary construction material application. Farrow has been testing the idea of replacing exterior steel framing and cladding as well as walls and entire floor plates in multi-storey buildings with this lightweight, exceptionally strong material called Grip Metal.

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Farrow Selected to Expand Ottawa Education Campus

January 16, 2017. Farrow has been selected to master plan 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.

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Farrow Designs Israel’s Newest Cancer Centre

December 12, 2017. Farrow presented 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 master plan for Shaare Zedek Medical Centre (SZMC) campus, which was completed in April 2016. The 70,000 square foot centre will offer radiation treatment as a complement to SZMC present chemotherapy services. The shape of the building has been called a ‘butterfly’, offering hope, life and a sense of movement for the staff, patients and family who use the centre. Construction will commence with the excavation of the site in June 2017.

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Farrow Part of Team to Design Australian Adolescent Mental Health Facility

December 8, 2016. Farrow is part of a team which is designing the new model for adolescent mental health in the State of Queensland, Australia. The Government recognised a small group of young people may require specialist bed-based care that cannot be catered for in community settings. There is currently no facility, or like service, in Queensland that provides non-acute, extended treatment and rehabilitation services to adolescents and young people.

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Farrow Completes Master Plans for TMS School Campuses

December 5, 2016. Farrow has completed the master plan designs for the expansion of Toronto Montessori’s Bayview and Elgin Mills Campuses. The master plans create new main entrances, dining, gymnasium, performance and student common spaces.

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Farrow Completes Design of 44 Storey Grip Metal Global Timber Tower

December 2, 2016. Farrow has unveiled the design for the Grip Global Tower. The 44 storey tower has an unconventional geometry and uses new hybrid structural components in wood, steel and concrete including: Dual concrete cores; Perimeter steel/wood diagrid using Grip bonded steel and wood in upper levels; Composite wood-concrete infill floor slabs using thin ultra-high performance fibre reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) bonded to mass wood panels using Grip; Precast concrete perimeter beams for each floor; and Cross-Laminated Timber party walls. The geometry changes from floor to floor which makes prefabrication a preferred method of construction for this tower.

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