Spotlight: Hayley Saita

An architect‘s journey, from dance to design.

Hayley with her daughter at the Nishi Hongwanji Obon Festival in Los Angeles, 2019.
Hayley performs in a contemporary dance piece she choreographed.
Hayley’s first design experience at SOM: an unbuilt concept to transform a parking garage into a creative workspace. Images © SOM.

Being able to ask questions openly, even ones you think might be dumb, is the best way to keep growing as an architect.

Hayley with colleagues in the Los Angeles office, 2019.

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