Alumni Spotlight: Glen Santayana (’08)


Glen Santayana (BAA ’08) is now working at Perkins + Will in Miami as a member on their design team. This is his current accomplishment, after graduating from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) with his Master in Architecture in 2013. At GSD, he was a teaching assistant for a handful of architecture professors and, later, became a studio instructor for the Career Discovery Program at the GSD. Also, he has worked for internationally renowned firms such as Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in New York and Oppenheim Architecture + Design in Miami.

Santayana has been a guest critic for several studio reviews, including those held at Harvard University GSD, Columbia University, the University of Miami, and Florida International University School of Architecture.

Santayana’s Master thesis on the redesign of prisons – PriSchool: A Prison + School Hybrid – was published by media outlets such as the Huffington Post, ArchDaily, Business Insider, ANC Magazine, and FastCoExist.

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