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Sechelt Hospital featured in Building magazine

Building Magazine cites extensive consultations with the local Sechelt Indian Band and exemplary green features of Sechelt Hospital (previously known as St. Mary's Hospital) in this article. Located on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, the project has demonstrated 40% energy savings compared to a LEED Gold Certified building (Abbotsford Regional Hospital). Designed to be the first hospital in North America to be carbon-neutral, Sechelt Hospital has been listed as the tenth most environmentally friendly hospital in the world. Architects: Farrow in association with Perkins + Will Vancouver.


Renowned Jerusalem Health Sciences Campus Expansion

Farrow presented the design for a major expansion to Shaare Zedek Medical Centre (SZMC) campus, located on a prominent site in the heart of Jerusalem. The design sets out a vision for development which embodies SZMC's dedication to advanced medicine infused with human compassion, emphasizing the human touch and connections to nature.  


Farrow to give talk at Arts and Letters Club

Tye Farrow has been invited to give a lecture to members of the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto on May 30, 2016.He will present his thoughts on the relationship between what we build and our total health. 


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.


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.


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.


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. 


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.