Our Team

We believe that better design leads to better living. We seek to create buildings that not only do no harm– but also have a positive impact on the environment and the people who use them.


As the President and Principal Architect for Coates Design Architects, Matthew Coates brings positive energy to the team that promotes creativity and transforms challenges into innovative and pleasing design solutions. He is forward-thinking, focusing on where architecture and sustainable design are heading – using technology to encourage the most versatile use of energy and materials.

His past projects include: the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, the Harrison Urgent Care Facility, S’Klallam Tribe Youth Community Center and many more.