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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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New Zealand city Annual Report features Farrow

Seeking to become a "wood first city" Rotorua, New Zealand's new Annual Report features Farrow's Peel Regional Cancer Centre project. Stating the the design "exemplifies the values we aspire to, as well as cleverly engineered wood products" the report can be viewed here

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"Health and Healing" at Sechelt Hospital

"Collaborative engagement and a patient-centred perspective drove the design process for this new hospital on the Sunshine Coast in B.C.” This month's Canadian Architect features Sechelt Hospital here. The design, by Farrow Partners in association with Perkins+Will, is hailed for embracing "progressive ideas including the notion that beautiful places make for better health." photos: Andrew Latreille

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Tye Farrow serves on Kaiser Permanente's first design awards jury

America's largest managed care organization, Kaiser Permanente has been described in The New York Times as "the face of future health care." Tye Farrow recently served on Kaiser's first design awards jury at their corporate headquarters in Oakland, California.  

This awards program recognizes "the contributions of KP professional design consultants for projects that achieved excellence in planning, architectural design, engineering, information and clinical technology, innovative design concepts, and cost savings ideas for Kaiser Permanente facilities across all regions."

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Ceremony celebrates unveiling of Sechelt artworks

A public ceremony hosted by Sechelt / shishalh Hospital presented three totem poles for the entrance to the community. Totem carvers Tony Paul and Dion Louie were honoured along with Shane Jackson who created the spectacular lobby mural. These works are seen as a tangible representation of the rich history and culture of the shishalh people.

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Mission Campus of Care achieves LEED Gold certification

Described as an “architecture of wellness,” the Mission Complex Residential Care Facility in British Columbia is built almost entirely of wood.  Working with VanMar Constructors Inc., Farrow led the design team which was selected through a design-build competition, in association with Vancouver-based KMBR Architects.

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Canada Green Building Award for Sechelt Project

SAB Magazine has annnounced that St. Mary's Hospital in Sechelt, BC is a Canadian Green Building Award winner.

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