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Henri's Eco Dog House

An Eco-Doghouse Made from Recycled Building Materials

An Eco-Doghouse! This Eco-Doghouse, designed by Matthew Coates of Coates Design Architects, was built of 100% overage from construction projects, utilizing materials that may have otherwise gone to landfills.   And, since this doghouse was built with sustainability in mind, it is arguably one of the healthiest indoor living environments built for a dog. Because all … Continue reading

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Matthew Coates featured speaker at Bellevue Homes and Lifestyles Show

For Immediate Release Contact: Matthew Coates, AIA, LEED AP is featured speaker this weekend at the Bellevue Homes and Lifestyles Show. The Bellevue Homes and Lifestyles Show is taking place at Meydenbauer Center this weekend, January 21 – 23.  Matthew Coates, Coates Design Architects, is featured speaker on Friday, January 21 at 5:00 pm, and again on Saturday, … Continue reading

From Left to Right:  Amy Shuster, Matthew Coates, Justin Helmbrecht, Nate Brantley, J Irons, Chantelle Hamilton, Edgar Lopez, Hayley Stewart, Bob Miller-Rhees, and Henri Coates (seated.)  Photo by Elizabeth Gadbois

Coates Design Architects Earns Honorable Mention at FSC Awards

2010 Design & Build with FSC Awards Bestowed During Greenbuild, the FSC-US announced Coates Design Architects as Honorable Mention in its annual competition celebrating the use of FSC-certified wood in building projects. Greenbuild 2010, Chicago—The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC-US) held an awards ceremony during Greenbuild to recognize the winners of its 2010 Design & Build with FSC competition. … Continue reading

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AIA Home of the Month Tour

Coates Design Architects was pleased to welcome over 200 people to the AIA Home of the Month Tour on Sunday, November 21.  The first snow of the season arrived on the day of the tour, but the weather did not deter the enthusiastic crowd of architecture fans. Matthew Coates touched ground from Tokyo at 9:00 am on … Continue reading


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