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Parkin, John B.

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Parkin, John B.

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  • Parkin, John Burnett

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1911-1975

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Canadian architect. John B. Parkin was born in Toronto, Ontario, on June 26, 1911. He received his Dip.Arch. from the University of Toronto in 1935. In 1943 he married Jean Elizabeth Renshaw and they had two children. From 1935-1937, Parkin worked in the office of architects Howard and Souster (London), then went into private practice in Toronto (1937-1947). After this, Parkin went into a partnership to form John B. Parkin Associates.

Parkin was an Associate at the University of Southern California and California Institute of Technology, a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects, and an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. Awards include: First Prize, Ontario Association of Architects Headquarters Competition, 1953; 14 Massey Foundation Medals, from 1954.

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John B. Parkin Associates (1947-Present)

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John B. Parkin Associates is owned by Parkin, John B.

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