Diandra’s passion for design and construction led her to pursue a B.A. at McGill University’s School of Architecture which she completed in 2009. During a national housing design competition in New Orleans, she developed an interest in how to use architecture to respond to the basic needs of a community. Upon graduation she received the Karl Fischer scholarship; awarded to a student who has demonstrated excellence in the development of pragmatic solutions to architectural problems. In 2011, she graduated with a Master`s in Architecture from the directed research program at McGill.