Craig W. Hartman, FAIA
Senior Consulting Design Partner, SOM
Craig W. Hartman, FAIA, is SOM’s Senior Consulting Design Partner based in the San Francisco office. His work in the United States, Europe and Asia ranges from entire urban districts to singular works of commercial, civic, and cultural architecture. His work is consistently sympathetic to issues of contemporary place and time as well as the sustainability of urban and natural ecologies. His projects include the United States Embassy in Beijing, San Francisco International Airport Terminal, the Cathedral of Christ the Light, and Harvard University’s Northwest Science Building among others. His work includes LEED® Gold and Platinum certifed buildings and awards for environmental sustainability at Treasure Island and the University of California, Merced.
In 2001, Hartman became the youngest recipient of the AIA California’s Maybeck Award, recognizing lifetime achievement in architecture. He was selected as a 2009 Design Futures Council Senior Fellow in recognition of his significant contributions toward the understanding of changing trends, new research and applied knowledge leading to innovative design models that improve the built environment and the human condition.
In 2011 Hartman’s SOM office in San Francisco won the AIA California Council’s Firm Award, based on a consistent record of design excellence for more than a decade. In 2012, the San Francisco Housing Action Coalition selected him as its “Housing Hero” for his design of the carbon net zero neighborhood plans for Parkmerced and Treasure Island and the resulting entitlement of over 4,000 BMR and 12,000 market-rate dwellings. In 2016, the American Academy in Rome honored Hartman by inviting him to serve as the William Bernoudy Architect in Residence.