DPAI is a full-service architecture and interiors studio with additional expertise in urban design. We have an entrepreneurial approach to business and believe design is uniquely informed by its context. We balance bold vision with grounded design solutions. We emphasize collaboration and partner with clients to elevate their vision with a passionate and pragmatic application of design. We understand building in Hamilton better than anybody else and understand the transformative effect architecture has on a city.

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Mountain’s history is rich and diverse

The "Mountain" is an important part of the cultural and historical fabric of Ham…

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David Premi at Renew Hamilton Forum

Here’s a 25 minute audio recording of David Premi speaking at the inaugural Re…

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Bringing The McMaster School Of Fine Art Into The Public Eye With A Transformative Renovation

A Brand New Image For Kinesiology: McMaster Kinesiology Labs

Skating All Year Around: Harry Howell Twin Pad Arena

From Warehouse To Urban Church: Living Hope Church

Helsinki Central Public Library International Design Competition

Reviving The Heart Of A City: Hamilton Public Library & Farmers’ Market

Is Hamilton ready to rise again?

A new generation of people is discovering Hamilton's downtown, helping to revita…

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Petra Matar wins HBSA Design Award

The Hamilton Burlington Society of Architects is pleased to announce the winner …

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Lessons from downtown Dundas

The "Valley Town" provides lots of lessons about how to encourage a vibrant comm…

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