Waterdown Rotary Memorial Park Skate Loop is open! by Graham McNally

The Waterdown Rotary Memorial Park Skate Loop is now operational and it looks amazing. Tons of people are taking advantages of this wonderful new recreational opportunity! Check this beautiful image by John Lepp (https://www.instagram.com/johnlepp/)

Absolutely awesome brand new skating circle at Memorial Park in #waterdown

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Sympos-YAH+: Pathways to Practice – Starting a Business by Graham McNally


The Young Architects of Hamilton & Hamilton/Burlington Society of Architects are holding an event on December 1st titled, "Pathways to Practice – Starting a Business". The second in their ongoing lecture series, the event will feature presentations from local entrepreneurs with a panel discussion to follow to discuss and learn about the issues and challenges that arise when starting a business in the architecture and design field. 

Toms + McNally principle Graham McNally will be presenting his story along with Tammy Hwang (City of Hamilton, Economic Development & Co-Owner Co-Motion), Jeff Hannah (Building Technician & Principal Next Era Building Inc.), Tyler Cowie (Partner, factor[e] digital product studio), and  Martinus Geleynse (Publisher, urbanicity Magazine)

Tickets are available here - TICKETS


Today's Modernism: Art & Architecture" at the Carnegie Gallery by Graham McNally

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"Today's Modernism: Art & Architecture" at the Carnegie Gallery in Dundas opened last week and the opening reception is this Friday, September 16. 

Two of our projects will be showcased - the Hambly House ( DPAI architecture inc. with Toms + McNally Design) and the Millgrove House.

The exhibition will highlight the work of local Architectural firms and Artists exploring Modernism as "a language - direct and unadorned, straightforward, composed, open and clear."

The show opens September 9th with an opening reception on September 16.


Photos of both projects are by our friends at Revelateur Studio.

Hamilton Architecture T-Shirts by Graham McNally

Hamilton is a proud city! We love our small town feel, our ambition, and our grit. And in the background of life in the city, are the buildings of Hamilton. Buildings that are as unique as the city itself. In fact, we think they're so great, that you should wear them!

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What to do when the steel mills close? by graham@toms-mcnally.ca

Toms + McNally Intern Architect Chrissy Taylor recently wrote an excellent article considering the future of Hamilton's Industrial Waterfront which appeared in May's edition of Urbanicity. Hamilton's industrial lands present an amazing opportunity to the City and Chrissy has some great thoughts on what they could become! Check it out below or find a hard copy at amazing locations around Hamilton!