Paul M. Hauser, AIA


Past-President (2022)

Paul is a Principal at Vision 3 Architects, located in Providence, RI. The firm specializes in corporate office, health care, education and hospitality design. He has been a core member of the Corporate Office Team for more than a decade.

A LEED Accredited Professional since 2009, Paul is a champion for sustainable technologies and design. A project he’s most proud of is the Hope Hospice and Palliative Care of RI, which was the first LEED certified health care project in the state of Rhode Island, with its LEED Gold certification. Other major projects Paul has overseen include an 80,000 sf medical marijuana cultivation facility and two dispensaries for New England Treatment Access (NETA) located in Massachusetts, and the new customer Service Center for the Office of the RI Attorney General, which is pending LEED Gold certification.

Vision 3 has been recognized a number of times for projects Paul has managed, including a national design award for the Navinet corporate offices located in Boston, MA; the 2016 AIA-RI Interiors Honor Award for the design of Pet Food Experts Corporate Headquarters in Pawtucket, RI; and the 2016 AIA-RI People’s Choice runner-up for the NETA medical marijuana dispensary in Northampton, RI. Paul graduated from Roger Williams University in 2006 with a Master of Architecture degree.

Paul joined the Board in 2018 as a Director and was elected Vice-President in 2019. He organized and ran the 2018 & 2019 AIA-RI Golf Classic. He lives in Attleboro, MA with his wife, Katie, daughters, Hannah and Lucy, and their black lab, Abby.