Thomas Hanrahan is a founding partner of hMa and the dean of the School of Architecture at Pratt Institute. As dean of the School of Architecture he leads a school of nine undergraduate and graduate programs in architecture, planning, urban design, historic preservation and construction and facilities management. The school is noted for its emphasis on progressive design and urban research, and many of its programs are regularly ranked in the top ten nationally.
As principal of hMa he has designed a number of award winning projects, including the Battery Park City North Neighborhood Master Plan which is the world’s first sustainably designed high-rise community, the North Neighborhood’s Community Center, the Won Dharma Center in Hudson, New York, the Pratt Institute Design Center, and numerous public buildings and private residences. Mr. Hanrahan has received 22 American Institute of Architecture wards, six Progressive Architecture awards and awards from many international programs. His work is widely published and it has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Mr. Hanrahan received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Illinois and his Master of Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the New York Society of Architects, the McDermott Award from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Wheelwright Fellowship from Harvard University.