Alumni portfolios

  • A Simple Factory Building. Photo by Kenneth Choo.
    A Simple Factory Building. Photo by Kenneth Choo.
  • A Neighborhood on Piles. Photo by Sanjay Kewlani.
    A Neighborhood on Piles. Photo by Sanjay Kewlani.
  • Stereoscopic House. Photo by Pencil Office.
    Stereoscopic House. Photo by Pencil Office.
  • Stereoscopic House. Photo by Pencil Office.
    Stereoscopic House. Photo by Pencil Office.
  • Venice Biennale 1000 Singapores. Photo by Jing Quek.
    Venice Biennale 1000 Singapores. Photo by Jing Quek.

Erik L'Heureux

Biography 

Erik G. L'Heureux, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is an American architect and educator. He is an assistant professor at the National University of Singapore, where he researches tropical envelops, density, and urban hydrology. A former boat builder, he practiced architecture in New York City while teaching at the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at the Cooper Union. He studied as a Fitzgibbon Scholar at Washington University in St. Louis, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture in 1996 and was honored with a Distinguished Alumni Award in 2006. Erik received a Master of Architecture from Princeton University as a recipient of the Susan K. Underwood Design Award. In 2011 and in 2012, he co-organized an international overseas program between Washington University in St. Louis, the National University of Singapore, and Tongji University researching the cities of Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Singapore.

Erik is a registered architect in the United States, American Institute of Architects member, NCARB certified, and a LEED accredited professional. He has won several awards, including a 2013 WAF Design Award, a Futurarc Green Leadership Award, a 2012 AIA New York City Design Award, a 2011 President Design Award from Singapore, and two AIA New York State Design Awards, among many others. He was a curator and designer for the Singapore Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale in 2010. His design work has been published internationally and he lectures widely.