Architect Carly Coulson integrates the diverse disciplines that combine to make contemporary building into beautiful, humane, and sustainable environments. She is the design principal and founder of the architecture firm COULSON in Duluth, Minn. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree and is a Crown Scholar from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. Carly has worked on highly innovative, sustainable solutions since she first started practicing as an architect at Foster + Partners designing the Gherkin.
Ms. Coulson has received numerous awards for design excellence including national and regional AIA Honor Awards, Architectural Record Good Design is Good Business, Architect Home of the Year, Chicago Athenaeum Green Good Design Awards, and Residential Architect RADA Honors. Carly was recognized with an AIA COTE Top Ten Green Building Award for the Bagley Classroom, the first LEED Platinum Certified and passive house building at the University of Minnesota.