Eric serves as the sector lead for VIA’s bridge architecture and urban infrastructure practice. His diverse experience in the design of bridges, transit stations, unique civic structures, high-rise, furniture, and industrial design provides for the capacity to work at all scales. With a strong curiosity for the kinetics of humanity and poetics of structure, his work in transportation and bridge architecture has brought international awards and acclaim.
Eric’s entry point into architecture began with the design and construction of humble earth structures and grew to ambitious civic connections crafted of glass timber and steel. His passion for design excellence extends from the quality of the human experience to the measure of ecological regeneration. He has led the design of numerous projects that have sought to radically transform the built environment, for the purposes of mobility that is both equitable and transformative.
Favorite Project & Why
Any project that is successfully responsive to a diverse set of parameters. Whether a bridge, a chair, or a building; if its essence is the distilled synthesis and expression of its environment, I am a deeply satisfied author.
Favorite Thing About Your Job
The process of collaborative discovery, the design process truly is an exploration of our universe and our collective thought. Through research conversation and study; solutions seem to reveal themselves, as if they had always existed, just shrouded until examined under a different lens.
Favorite Thing to Do
Seeing the world through my children’s eyes; there has been no greater revelation in my life than witnessing my children experience the world, everything for the first time, everything once again exceptional.
Three Things You Can’t Live Without
My wife, daughter, and son; the center of my existence.