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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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Farrow Begins Design of Two Education Campuses

Farrow engaged to begin the architectural design of its two approved master plan designs for the expansion of Toronto Montessori’s Bayview and Elgin Mills Campuses. The design includes a new main entrance and lobby, gymnasium, performance centre and related administrative spaces at the Bayview Campus and a new dining hall, server, kitchen and administrative areas at the Elgin Mills Campus. Construction will commence in June 2018 and the new buildings will open in September 2019.

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Farrow to Present Ideas at 2017 Ontario Hospital Association Annual Conference

Tye Farrow has invited to present his thoughts on Causing Health through the built environment at the signature conference and exhibition of the Ontario Hospital Association this November. Health Achieve has long been one of the largest and most respected health care events in North America, the preeminent gathering place for health care and business leaders.

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Farrow Presents Cause Health Ideas in Bangkok, Thailand

Tye Farrow presented his ideas on the relationship between what we build and our ability to thrive, to an audience Thailand’s leading health care providers on July 5, 2017 in Bangkok. He asked the audience “What if our health was the basis for judging every building; What if we were dedicated to designing places that cause health”? This is based on Farrow’s belief that what we create is either an enriched environment that causes health, or erodes our ability to thrive culturally, economically, mentally and physically.

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