Patrick Hazari (’05)

Category: Alumni Promise | Awards

Patrick Hazari graduated from the College of Architecture and Design in 2005 with one of the college’s highest honors, the American Institute of Architects’ Henry Adams Fund Certificate of Merit.

Upon graduation, he took his talents to New York, where he has earned the respect and admiration of a host of clients. Hazari is director of design and construction for Friends of the High Line, a nonprofit conservancy that handles operations of the High Line, the award-winning 1.45-mile linear park built on a former elevated railroad track. In his role, Hazari has overseen the development of Sections 1 and 2 of the High Line and is now leading the construction of Section 3, a street level Plaza, and Phase 2, the final section of the High Line at the Rail Yards.

Prior to his work with Friends of the High Line, Hazari was a designer for the renowned architectural firm Weiss/Manfredi. While studying at UT, he completed two internships, one at HOK in St. Louis, Missouri, and one at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP in New York.

Hazari has served as a guest lecturer and critic at many prominent schools of design. He also provides valuable direction at UT. Hazari has been a member of the College of Architecture and Design’s Board of Advisors since 2011, a member of the Dean’s Advocacy Board since 2014, and was the featured speaker at the May 2017 commencement.
Patrick Hazari
2017 Alumni Promise Award Winner