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Transformative education project begins construction

Construction has begun to transform Royal St. George's College dining hall and junior school to coincide with its 50th anniversary celebration this fall. The first phase of the project will see the total renovation of the College's Ketchum Hall and administrative areas, followed by renovations to the main entrance, kitchen and all classrooms. The project will be complete in 2017.

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Farrow team selected for new Vancouver hospital

Providence Health Care (PHC) has selected Perkins+Will, in association with and Farrow and Sterling Planning Alliance (Sterling) as the team to undertake a key step in the development of a business plan for the new St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. This teaching hospital and integrated health campus will be located on Station Street in the False Creek flats area.

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Milestone for Farrow building in Israel

Topping off of concrete for the new 130,000 square foot Harzfeld Geriatric Hospital in Rehovot, Israel will occur this month.

The facility will include 153 beds, a dialysis unit, rehab daycare and a comprehensive therapy services.

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Farrow Project Greenest Hospital in Canada

The Globe and Mail's enviromental sustainability magazine, Corporate Knights has selected Sechelt Hospital for their Gold Award as the Greenest Hospital in Canada. 

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New book on modern architecture features Farrow project

Farrow's Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre will be featured in CANADA – Modern Architectures in History as a seminal example in the evolution of healthcare design in Canada. Written by Michelangelo Sabatino, Professor and Director of the PhD Program in Architecture at the College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology and Professor Rhodri Windsor-Lidcombe of the University of British Columbia, the book will be published in the fall 2016 by Reaktion Books in London.

 

 

Farrow delivers lecture in Haifa, Israel

Tye Farrow presented his thoughts on the relationship between health and design to PhD candidates at the Technion University's Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning on January 13, 2016.The Technion Israel Insitute of Technology is Israel's oldest university.

Tye was welcomed by Dean Yehuda E. Kalay at the faculty for the hour-long talk which was followed by an hour of open discussion.

 

Country Day School senior school opens

The $17 million Senior School and dining hall opened for use by staff and students on January 4, 2016. In addtion to classrooms, the new Senior School includes science laboratories, a library, administration, guidance and staff offices, common areas, washrooms, change rooms and storage rooms.

The project also includes a new dining hall which provides on-site food preparation and catering to accommodate 800 students per day. 

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Cardiology Center design unveiled

Farrow’s design for the largest cardiology centre in Israel (as well as the region) will proceed with construction this year at Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot. The 120,000 sq ft center will include inpatient cardiac intensive and intermediate care beds, as well as four catheterization operating suites. The $50 million CAD center will also provide related outpatient services.

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Country Day School nears completion

Construction of the $17 million new independent high school and dining hall is nearing completion. Owners' Occupancy will take place in early December and students will move in at the beginning of January.

The Country Day School retained Farrow to create a new face to the community with this distinctive timber structure, which spans the central atrium and dining hall. Construction managers TriAxis and Farrow worked under a design build contract to deliver the project under budget.

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