Eric is a registered architect with over 20 years of experience in the building design and construction industry. After four years of service in the Army, he earned both Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Architecture at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Eric joined William McDonough + Partners in 2013, with a background in hospitality, commercial, and high-end residential projects. Since joining WM+P his work has been centered around the integration of Cradle to Cradle thinking at all levels of a given project. The result has been a series of beautiful and compelling case study projects that embody regenerative design and development principles across scale and typology.
For the last 7 years his primary areas of research have been focused on the integration of Circular Economy and Cradle to Cradle Design strategies on a project-specific scale. Specifically, he focuses on employing methodologies to extend the life span of buildings and their components through the use of Design for Disassembly and adaptability and the inclusion of Cradle to Cradle Certified products at increasing scales. In addition, Eric has had a parallel focus on lowering embodied carbon beyond industry-set benchmarks through the use of Mass Timber for building structures and the development of a design workflow informed by an iterative carbon footprint feedback loop.