The role of the arts in healing was given a physical place, as spaces could be reconfigured to provide performance and exhibit space for art, dance, music, and storytelling. Culture, diversity, and resilience were further expressed through artwork that was created by local artists and integrated into the architecture, making the new health center a special place of healing for this community.
Denise Tom-Sera believes in the transformative power of design to change lives, impact creativity, and enhance healing. For Denise, design is a dance that includes clients, teammates, and consultants. She blends an understanding of project choreography with a keen sense of presenting the user’s story to optimize the final performance.