Jesse Hager, AIA

Texas Registered Architect #22054

Texas Registered Interior Designer #12316


Licensed in May of 2010, Jesse has been working since he was 18 in the Architecture and Construction fields. He was named the 2017 Ben Brewer Award Recipient for Young Architect of the year by AIA Houston as well as the granted the 2017 Award for Young Professional Achievement in Honor of William W. Caudill FAIA by the Texas Society of Architects. He has been involved in the design of everything from affordable housing, hospitals, luxury residences, office buildings and a university campus in Saudi Arabia. With the belief that everyone deserves an Architect, he has pursued various avenues to deliver a quality project no matter the means. In India he assisted with the design and construction of a student dormitory, going as far as hand-tamping the rammed earth walls after hand mixing the soil and cement additives. Displaying a strong interest in sustainable strategies the campus in Saudi Arabia has achieved a LEED Platinum rating. Furthermore he has been active in various professional organizations, serving as past chair of the AIA Houston Small Firm Roundtable and current Chair of the TxA Publications Committee as well as Secretary of the AIA Houston Board of Directors. Recently he was named to the Advisory Council for the University of Texas School of Architecture.

A native of Washington State, Jesse earned a dual bachelor's degree in Construction Management and Architecture from the University of Washington. Continuing his studies at the University of Texas at Austin he acquired a Master of Architecture degree and a cadre of professionals that he considers lucky to call friends. He has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Prairie View A&M University and is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston where he is also an Energy Fellow.

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