Ariel Santiago is a creative and detail-oriented designer with a diversified experience that includes award-winning residential, commercial, institutional and historic preservation projects. In 2007 he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. His interest in health and human well-being led him to study biology and is in healthcare design that he has been able to combine his two passions, health and architecture. He strongly believes in architecture as a major influential force in human emotions and that strategic design could improve health. On his spare time, he enjoys traveling, cycling, reading, sketching and building scale models.