Principal | Architect
Eric has held a valuable role with ECA for 16+ years, joining Ethelind, Jennifer, and three other principals. He has consistently participated in the office’s design and consulting sides during his tenure. He uses his vast experience designing at various residential scales and representing some of NYC’s premier residential properties to maintain and elevate the firm’s knowledge base. His responsibilities include client liaison, project management, supervising, and project coordination.
Eric currently leads the office’s practice on Inclusive Design issues, using his background in environmental-behavior research, accessible design, and design for aging and special populations to his advantage. Eric is a licensed architect in New York and is an NCIDQ-certified professional. As a faculty member of the New York School of Interior Design for nearly two decades and a contributor to NYC’s Aging in Place Guide for Building Owners as a member of the AIA Design for Aging Committee, he maintains a strong presence within the broader interdisciplinary professional community. Mr. Cohen’s primary focuses include human-centered design and education. Eric is also a founding member of the Chelsea Garden Club, a volunteer organization bringing intergenerational residents together to beautify the neighborhood.