Sarah Haase is originally from Dortmund, Germany and moved to Seattle in 2014 after graduating with her Bachelor of Architecture and a Minor in Leadership and Social Change from Virginia Tech. She is passionate about creating the best designs that can positively affect people, the urban environment, and the natural environment. Sarah’s range of experience includes designing and building a biomimetic research pavilion, developing workplace strategies for a cancer research facility, detailing the Mobile Mataf and movable domes for the Masjid al-Haram expansion in Makkah, and theorizing sustainable Olympic Park legacies. As a coordinator for the Seattle Design Festival Block Party, she facilitates connections between designers, community members, citizen-experts, and city officials to celebrate how design can make life and the city better. Sarah also enjoys competitive tennis, mountain biking, hiking, scuba diving, traveling, and trying new things.