Eric is an award winning architect that has divided his career between Portugal, Canada and the United States.

Since graduating from FAAULP (Porto, Portugal) in 2008, Eric has worked on various mid-scale projects in Portugal and Africa with his practice (ERS – Eric Rodrigues Studio) and large scale projects with Diamond Schmitt Architects (Toronto), Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (New York) & HOK (Toronto).

Since 2017, Eric has been working as a Project Designer at HOK’s Toronto office. He designs projects in both Canada and the United States, bringing together his design excellence and international experience.

2003-2008 – Master in Architecture (Universidade Lusiada do Porto)

2004-2006 – Student Architect at a43 arquitectura

2008-2010 – Internt Architect at Balonas & Menano SA

2010-present – Design Director at ERS Architects

2012-2016 – Architect at Diamond and Schmitt Architects

2016-2017 – Senior Architect at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)

2017-present – Senior Project Designer at HOK Architects

Project List


Diamond and Schmitt Architects Inc.

National Arts Centre, Ottawa – Canada (2014-2016)

Technology and Trades Renewal and Innovation Project (TTRIP), Lethbridge – Canada (2012-2016)

DARE District, Algonquin – Canada (2015-2016)

CampusOne Student Residence, Toronto – Canada (2015-2016)


Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York – USA (2016-2017)


HOK Architects Inc

Hotel in Brooklyn, New York – USA (2017-present)

ERTH Homes, Toronto – Canada (2017-present)

Bank Tower in Kuwait (2018-present)

Exhibitions & Lectures


Future of our Cities – Jornadas do Urbanismo (2009 – Portugal)

Academic Association – Universidade Lusíada de Famalicão (2010 – Portugal)

Cherkasy City Park – Competition Shortlisted Submissions (2016 – Ukraine)

Portuguese Architects Association / OASRS – Madeira (2018 – Portugal)