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Farrow’s Living Bridge Design for the Bloor Street Viaduct In the Media

Aug 16, 2017. Farrow’s Living Bridge design, which transforms passive infrastructure into economic and health drivers, has been feature in numerous Canadian and Europe media outlets. “Farrow’s design imagines the city’s most costly infrastructure as high-performing social and cultural urban revenue generators. It envisages a culture where spending on pipes, pavement, single-use bridges and transit could instead be directed toward the challenges of affordable housing and community-building”, writes Andrew Sansom for Salus.

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Farrow selected to Expand Two Campuses

Farrow has been engaged by Toronto Montessori School(TMS) to expand their Bayview Avenue and Elgin Mills Campuses in Richmond Hill. The Bayview campus projects includes the creation of a new curved main entrance, administrative offices, a new gym and performing arts centre. The Elgin Mills Campus expansion includes a new students common, dining hall, server and kitchen. Detailed Design has commenced with a construction start of June 2018.

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Farrow to Present Living Bridge Design at UK Healthy Cities International Congress

Farrow’s “Living Bridges: Healthy urban Infrastructure as a Multi-use Economic Asset” has been chosen from over 100 papers to be presentation at the inaugural Healthy City Design 2017 International Congress, from 16-17 October at the Royal College of Physicians, London, UK.

Farrow’s design imagines our city’s most costly infrastructure as high performing social and cultural urban revenue generators; that spending on pipes, pavement, single-use bridges and transit could be directed toward the challenges of affordable housing and community-building.

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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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