Raised in Indiana, Eric graduated from Washington University and then received his Masters of Architecture from Yale, where he studied under Charles Moore, James Stirling and Aldo Rossi. After graduating he worked at Cesar Pelli & Associates in New Haven for three years.
Eric joined William Turnbull Associates in 1985 and worked closely with William Turnbull until his death in 1997. Eric and partners Mary Griffin and Stefan Hastrup continue William Turnbull’s commitment to site sensitive, sustainable architecture and collaborate on all aspects of design. Eric has taught architectural design at Yale College, Stanford, and UC Berkeley and was the Friedman Visiting Professor of Professional Practice in 2008.