Eric Kern, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Senior Project Director, Behavioral Health


Eric possesses more than 25 years of architectural experience, with expertise ranging from initial programming and planning services to coordination with consultant teams and design and construction implementation. He specializes in the design of large mixed-use buildings including student life/service centers, dining facilities, residence halls and academic buildings for higher education clients, and various facility types for government clients.

Eric is a member of the Construction Specifications Institute and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, and has been published in Architects Magazine on Integrated Project Delivery, and in Behavioral Healthcare Magazine on the St. Elizabeths Hospital project.


Designers share how behavioral health environments are changing amid the pandemic in Social Work Today.

Learn how design can integrate comfort and safety in behavioral healthcare environments from Medical Construction & Design Magazine

May 26, 2020

Wellness Spaces in Design

featuring Eric Kern

This Mental Health Awareness Month it is important to recognize the relationship between physical space and wellness. Browse through some of our most notable wellness spaces in our portfolio. More

Designers share how thoughtful design can promote healing and wellness through nature and community at Fulton State Hospital.

VCU Allied Health magazine talks to Lead Designer Rob McClure, Health Education Expert Jennifer Amster, and Project Director Eric Kern about the inspiration for and progress on the new College of Health Professions Building.