Wanda Dalla Costa

2019 YBCA 100 Honoree

Wanda Dalla Costa, AIA, LEED A.P., is a member of the Saddle Lake Cree Nation and has spent more than twenty years codesigning with Indigenous peoples. Dalla Costa was the first-ever First Nation woman to become an architect in Canada. She is the director and founder of the Indigenous Design Collaborative at Arizona State University, an organization that works with local tribes in Arizona on design and design-build projects.