Colette Parras

Colette Parras

Principal at Narrativist Design, M.Arch, Architect (NL) BFA (Hons.) SEGD member, RHFAC Technical Subcommittee



Member Since

March 2019

Multi-disciplinary by nature Colette brings a broad range of international professional experience to projects. For over a decade Colette worked as an architect and researcher at an office based in the Netherlands before returning to her home city of Vancouver.
Having honed her creative problem-solving skills while working at international architectural practices deeply rooted in design, theory and experimentation, Colette now works as an independent designer and communications consultant since launching narrativist design in 2018.

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Practice Area


Focus Area

Equitable Design


Cultural, Museums, Urban + Civic