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Erik Alden

AIA LEED AP

Technical Director, Leed Accredited Professional

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Technical Director, October, 2014 – current
Lehrer Architects, Los Angeles, CA

Project Architect, October, 2010 – 2014
Lehrer Architects, Los Angeles, CA

Project Designer, May 2005 – October 2010
Lehrer Architects, Los Angeles, CA

Intern, Sumers 2003, 2004
Lehrer Architects, Los Angeles, CA

Construction Work, May – August 2002
Rose Street Co., Pasadena, CA

Designer, May – August 2001
TG2A Tyler, Gonzalez, George Architects, Pasadena, CA

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Architecture, 2005
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 

AWARDS

Potrero Park Community Center
Award of Merit for “exceptional contribution” in the Civic category, Los Angeles Business Council, 2014
Best of Year Honoree, Interior Design Magazine, 2013
Honor Award, Southern California Development Forum, 2012
Westside Prize Honor Award, Westside Urban Forum, 2013

Reseda Park Pool
Award for Excellence in Design, The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles, 2013
Award of Excellence, The Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Commission/The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles, 2012

Spring Street Park
Best of Year Honoree, Interior Design Magazine, 2013
Honor Award, Southern California Development Forum, 2013
People’s Design Award Finalist, Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 2013
Award of Excellence for “exceptional contribution” in the Landscape Architecture category, Los Angeles Business Council, 2012

Westwood United Methodist Church
Award for Excellence in Design, The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles, 2011
Merit Award for Sacred Landscape, The American Institute of Architects, Faith and Form Magazine, 2011
The Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture, 2011
Award of Excellence for “exceptional contribution” in the Landscape Architecture category, Los Angeles Business Council, 2011
Westside Prize Honor Award, Westside Urban Forum, 2011

Canyon Residence
Honor Award, Southern California Development Forum, 2012
Merit Award for Excellence in Design, The American Institute of Architects California Council, 2011
Award of Excellence for “exceptional contribution” in the Housing Single Family category, Los Angeles Business Council, 2011
Gold Nugget Grand Award for Best Custom Home over 6,500 s.f., Pacific Coast Builders Conference, 2011

The Water and Life Museums
Honor Award for Excellence in Design, The American Institute of Architects California Council, 2009
Honor Award for Excellence in Design, The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles, 2008
Honor Award for Excellence in Design, The American Institute of Architects Pasadena Foothill Chapter, 2007
Merit Award for Savings by Design, The American Institute of Architects California Council, 2008
Green Good Design Award®, Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture/Design
European Center for Architecture Art Design/Urban Studies & Metropolitan Arts Press, 2009
LEED Platinum Certification, United States Green Building Council, 2008
Honor Award, Architectural Foundation of Los Angeles Design Green Awards, 2008
American Architecture Award®,Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture/Design
European Center for Architecture Art Design/Urban Studies & Metropolitan Arts Press, 2008
Beyond Green™ High Performance Building Award, Sustainable Building Industry Council, 2007
Gold Nugget Grand Award for Excellence and Value for the Best Sustainable Commercial Project, PCBC, 2007
Merit Award for Best Public/Private Special Use Facility, Pacific Coast Builders Conference, 2007

Lehrer Architects Studio
Institute Honor Award for Interior Architecture, The American Institute of Architects, 2008
Merit Award for Excellence in Design, The American Institute of Architects California Council, 2006
Award of Merit, The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles, 2007
World Coolest Office, Best Use of Space, INC Magazine and Architizer Website, 2010
Honor Award, The International Interior Design Association, 2008
Gold Nugget Grand Award for Excellence and Value for the Best Commercial/Industrial Rehab Project, PCBC, 2007
Honor Award, CONTRACT Magazine, 2006
Award of Excellence for “exceptional contribution” in the Renovated Buildings category, Los Angeles Business Council, 2006