Studio

Founded in 2010, ERS Architects is a multidisciplinary architecture and design studio.

Crafting concepts and building experiences across the world.

Architectural Design

We treat every project as a unique opportunity to push our own limits and boundaries. Our innovative spirit and collaborative approach allows us to create iconic designs that have a deep connections to their local context and communities.

Sustainable Design

Our process incorporates Sustainability in our designs even before the first lines are drawn. In our mind, you cannot create great architecture without including sustainability in the conceptual design process. As designers we embrace our responsibility to design a better world for us and for our future generations. We also work with LEED and WELL accredited professionals to ensure our designs meet the targets and goals set by our clients.

Consulting

We often assume the role of Design Consulting Architects in many projects out of our area of registration. This work allows us to extend our areas of activity around the world, working side by side with local consultant teams. Our collaborative process allows us to build strong relationships with clients and partners in many regions of the world, working together to achieve excellence in every design.

People

 

ERS Architects is a team of collaborative, innovative thinkers who enjoy contributing to our dynamic, rewarding studio culture. Collaboration with our clients and partners is imprinted on our DNA.

Team

 

We’ve come together from many different backgrounds, united by our passion for working critically—and with curiosity, integrity and camaraderie.

Our shared goal: to design elegant, effective and environmentally responsive solutions for an intentionally broad range of clients.

Since 2010 – Sergio Lopes, Joao Nuno Nogueira, Carlos Pedro Oliveira, Jose Malho, Nuno Capelo de Sousa, Fernando Vaguinho, Vanessa de Pontes Ferreira

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Eric Rodrigues

Design Director

Eric Rodrigues was born in Toronto, Canada in 1984.

He graduated in Architecture from the Faculdade de Arquitectura e Artes (FAAULP) – Universidade Lusiada do Porto in Portugal, and as a student started his collaboration with a43 arquitectura in 2004. After completing his Master degree (M.Arch) in 2007 he started his collaboration with Balonas & Menano as an Intern Architect, becoming a registered architect by Ordem dos Arquitectos.
In 2010 he established his own practice, ERS, developing small and mid-scale projects mainly in Portugal and Africa.
From 2012 to 2016, Eric worked with Diamond Schmitt Architects on the new expansion of the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, inaugurated in 2017 and the Technology and Trades Renewal and Innovation Project (TTRIP) in Lethbridge, Alberta. Since 2016, Eric worked at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in New York and now is a Senior Project Designer at HOK.

Awards

Wood WORKS! Alberta Prairie Wood Design Awards, Institutional Wood Design (TTRIP, DSAI)

2018

 

OAA Awards – Design Excellence Finalist (National Arts Centre, DSAI)

2018

 

Open Air Theatre in Ukraine – Winner

2017

 

Wood Design and Building Awards – Award of Merit (National Arts Centre, DSAI)

2017

Ottawa Urban Design Award – Urban infill low-rise (National Arts Centre, DSAI)

2017

 

Ontario Wood WORKS! – Jury’s Choice (National Arts Centre, DSAI)

2017

 

Tagus Sustainable Housing – Winner

2012

 

Grandola Library – 5th Place

2012

 

Press

Archdaily – Sylvan Theatre in Cherkasy

October 2016

 

Global Construction Review

October 2016

 

Archiatu

September 2016

Anteprojectos

September 2016

 

Arthitectural Magazine

June 2013

 

Archdaily – Grandola Library

July 2012