William J.E. Curran

Principal

OAA, MRAIC, LEED AP

The principal and founder of TCA Architects, Bill Curran is an accomplished designer. Bill’s hands-on and pro-active approach ensures that design goals and quality standards are maintained for all the firm’s work. His ability to astutely observe, communicate, and—most importantly—listen allows him to successfully collaborate with clients to exceed their goals with innovative designs that transcend the ordinary.

Bill’s gratitude to his hometown of Hamilton inspires his considerable community involvement and volunteerism to make the City even better.

Favourite Architects: Carlo Scarpa, Tsien+Williams, Steve Holl, Zaha Hadid, KPMB, Saucier+Perrotte, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Pugh+Scarpa, Carlos Zapata, Koning Eizenberg, Stephen Teeple, McKay-Lyons/Sweetapple, Richard Murphy, Kohn Pederson Fox, Herzog de Meuron; just all good firms doing innovative, high design quality work that transcends the ordinary.

Favourite Hamilton Building: The Harmony Apartments on Bay St. N.—a fine, dignified expression of immigrant success and pride that belies its affordable housing function.

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The Harmony Apartments

"Perpetual modernness is the measure of merit in every work of art." Ralph Waldo Emerson