JASON W. HART, AIA (1977-) Hart was born in Macon GA but grew up in Charleston SC and Florida. He graduated from St. Petersburg College with an AA in Architecture in 1998; studied for six months in Italy; graduated from the University of Florida-Gainesville with a BA in Design in 2000; and graduated with a Masters in Architecture from MIT in 2004. He has taught at MIT, Boston Architectural College, Wentworth Institute of Technology, and currently teaches at NC State University. Prior to starting his own firm with Chris Johns, Cube Design + Research, he worked for Paul Lukez Architecture in Somerville MA; Kallmann McKinnell & Wood and DiMella Shaffer in Boston MA, and Renzo Piano in Paris. Hart was the partner-in-charge of the feasibility study to save Richard Neutra's Cyclorama, destroyed in 2013 after a ten-year legal battle with the National Parks Service. Cube was renamed Thoughtcraft in 2018.
2006 - The Jack Hart House, aka the Jetty House, 315 East Arctic Avenue, Folly Beach SC. Commissioned 2003. The project turned a second-row beach lot into oceanfront property. Built by Blueline Construction. Has been sold.
2014 - The Anantha Aiyyer House, aka Carrboro House, 704 Hillsborough Road, Carrboro. 1750 sf. Single level, geothermal, rainwater capture, heated floor, high-R insulation. Erik Berg in Pittsboro provided acid-washed zinc at the entry wall. Built by MCF Builders. Won 1st Place in the juried 2015 Matsumoto Prize. Photos by Mark Herboth. Video. 2016 addition, also by Hart.
2020 -Franklin Street Spec House, Chapel Hill NC. Developer and builder is Omni Builder Group.