“I love the opportunity to get to know the end user of a project, to have an impact on someone’s day-to-day life—it’s very personal.”
Deanna Coates is an intern architect with a passion for custom residential design. She was raised in the pastoral beauty of Ontario’s Puslinch township and chose the architecture program at Carleton University in Ottawa for its focus on design, concept, and theory, where she earned both her Bachelor and Master of Architecture.
Deanna’s early professional experience includes work on residential low- and mid-rise buildings in Ontario. Her work at Solares marries her interest in ecology, her need for connection with the landscape, and her passion for highly personalized conceptual design.