Eric is an architect, entrepreneur, and urban thinker passionate about architecture and urban environments that have a lasting impact on society. He is the founder of MILES, a civic startup that open storefronts to possibilities by activating urban neighborhoods for pop-up entrepreneurship. MILES has been creatively using and sharing storefront spaces for a wide range of uses and time-frame to lower the entry barrier for entrepreneurs, creatives and community to use commercial real estate. Eric has been invited to speak at various panels and events including Harvard Innovation Lab, Northside Innovation, Municipal Art Society Summit, Awesome Summit, Columbia University Studio X and TEDxDumbo. He is on the judge committee for Harvard University’s annual Dean’s Cultural Entrepreneurship Challenge. His work has been published in various media including the New York Times, Huffington Post, Fast Company, Good Magazine and PSFK, and was selected as a start-up in residence by Urban-X, a startup accelerator built by BMW MINI. Eric is also the co-founder and Director of Architecture Commons based in New York and Hong Kong, a design agency for urban innovation.
Master in Architecutre I, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania
Registered Architect in New York State