Paul Hajian

Title: Professor


Degrees: BS (Art & Design), MIT - Cambridge, MA; 1981 - Semester Exchange Program - Harvard Graduage School of Design, Cambridge, MA; MA (Arch.), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Exhibitions 1994 - Newton Historical Society: Pasts Perfected; 1992 - Newton Historical Society: Room with a View; 1989 - Boston Visitor Center Competition Exhibition; 1988 - Massachusetts College of Art Faculty Show; 1987 - Boston Architectural Center Faculty Show; 1986 - Cincinnati Housing Competition Awards Exhibition; 1984 - MIT Museum, Architecture of MIT alumni; 1981 - Columbia University Exhibition, 100 Years of Architecture at MIT
Collections/Client Work Client Work: Congregation Beth El Master Plan, Addition, and Renovations; Maimonides School and New Synagogue/Science Labs; St. Mary's Parish Center and New Chapel; SoftBank Corporate Offices; Ski Market Stores in MA and CT; Filene's Basement Stores in MA and NY; Intergarden Internet Café; Rite-Aid Stores; Sazarac Grove Bar and Grill; Manhattan Loft; Lloyd Artist Studio; Pennant Fever @ Natick Mall; Woodbine @ Natick Mall; Braintree Plaza; Brannen Brothers Flutes; Housing for the Elderly and Family in Winthrop, MA; Historic Renovation of Multi-Unit Family Housing in South Providence, RI; New Houses in York and Scarborough, ME; Carlisle, MA and Cape Cod in East Sandwich, Woods Hole, Centerville, Falmouth, and Tuckernuck Island
Publications 2004 - Metal Architecture Profile in Design; 2003 - Newton Magazine-Renovation in Architecture; 2001 - Banker & Tradesman-Maimonides Synagogue and School; 2000 - Boston Globe Living/Arts: Outside/In Architectural Exhibition; 1998 - Providence Journal: Business in Design; 1997 - Boston Sunday Herald: Sazarac Grove Bar and Grill; 1987 - Places, Quarterly Journal of Environmental Design, Observations of Turfan, China; 1982 - Mimar 3, Architecture in Development, Documentations in Tulufan, China; 1982 - MIT History of Architecture Department: Conference on Dutch Architecture Brochure, Conference poster and tickets; 1981 - MIT Libraries, designed Kaiser Memorial bookplate; 1982 - Fogg Museum, Lecture on Research in China; 1980 - Energy Conscious Design Workbook, illustrations
Grants 2004 - Art and Community Partnership Faculty Grant; 1980 - Foundation Grant: The Ecology of Place; 1981 - Aga Khan Grant: Documentation through China, The Silk Route, Xian, Tulufan
Awards/prizes 2003 - Metal Architecture-Design Award Honorable Mention; 1987 - Letter of Award and Appreciation, Mass. College of Art
Other Professional Experience: Hajian Architects Incorproated, Watertown, MA - President; Registered principal architect in a full service architectural, engineering, and planning firm with complete responsibility for the design and execution of contracts for public, private, and institutional clients. Organization of innovative design strategies for new construction, renovation, and adaptive re-use of a wide variety of projects. See client work above. -- MIT Center for Real Estate Development, Cambridge, MA - Architectural consultant for graduate development team generating formal solutions for large urban sites with a range of users.