Ariel Mieling is a passionate architect and project manager, with strengths in independent thinking and thoughtful teamwork. She thrives in a fast-paced setting with tight schedules and challenging work, enjoying the new circumstances of every project and the possibility to explore a new crop of solutions. Ariel is committed to designing for education and viewing the world from a sustainable perspective.
"I see myself as a connector. I connect my team to each other and the larger goals they are working toward. I connect clients to ideas. And I love to connect a design to the deeper underlying need or ideal that it communicates."
With experience on a variety of projects in K-12 Education, Retail, and Higher Education, Ariel is skilled at working with diverse team members and bringing the group together to attain shared goals. Her passion for education in all its forms developed during her year as a Fulbright Fellow teaching in Taiwan. She furthers her passion to mentor and teach in giving back to the community, serving as a Community for Youth volunteer in South Seattle.