is Associate Professor and Coordinator for the Interior Design undergraduate program in the Department of Design at The Ohio State University. He is an architect, and is well known for his inventive restaurant interior designs, including many popular and upscale Columbus venues such as Martini Ristorante, Mitchell's Steakhouse, Cap City Diner, and Figlio's. He was a principal, lead designer, and project coordinator at Design Collective Inc., many of his interior designs were honored with awards and featured in professional periodicals and books. Awarded and published projects include designs in healthcare, hospitality and the corporate market.
Professor Haase’s academic research is focused on the role of spatial representation within the disciplines of Interior Design, Art and Architecture. He is specifically exploring alternative ways materials and memory can be physically constructed to create an experience and a place. These constructed spaces question issues of real vs. representation, scale, spatial perception, location mapping and emotional content within interior environments.
The result of these research efforts include installations, exhibits, international workshops and presentations at conferences in United States, Europe and the Middle East.