Rachael (Rae) Hagner, AIA, IIDA, has more than 30 years of comprehensive experience as an architect and interior designer. In that period she has designed and executed a number of significant projects for prominent corporate, commercial and public institutions.
A former Vice-President at BraytonHughes Design Studio and Associate at Gensler, Ms. Hagner’s scope of responsibilities encompasses space planning, selection of finishes, lighting, and furnishings, as well as budget development and analysis and project and construction management. Her background as an interior designer and training as an architect give her an understanding of the context to which the interior aspect of the project integrates into the architectural and construction elements.
Ms. Hagner received her Bachelors of Art in Interior Design from Northwestern University and her Masters of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a licensed architect in California and Hawaii and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). She has been on the faculty of the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland and the University of California-Berkeley Extension where she currently is the director of the Interior Design and Interior Architecture program.
Her list of credits contains a number of significant public and commercial projects including the restored San Francisco City Hall, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel, the Law Offices of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, and the Charles M. Schulz Museum.
Her work has been published in Architectural Record, Fortune, Interior Design, Corporate Design, Home and Administrative Management.