Professional Profile: Eric Robinson 2019

Eric Robinson

Name: Eric Robinson

Title: Principal/Co-Founder

Company: RODE Architects

Location: Boston, MA

Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN

Family:  Jennifer (wife), Andrew and Felix, Rudy (Labradoodle)

College:  University of Virginia (MArch), NC State (Environmental Design in Architecture)

First job unrelated to your current field: Lifeguard at local neighborhood pool

First job in current field:  Architectural co-op at BCW+H, Richmond, VA

What your firm does now and its plans for the future?: RODE Architects has diverse capabilities ranging from master planning to project completion. As a firm, we’re centered around collaboration, which delivers innovative, transformative work. We take seriously our roles as creators of the built environment, and look to harness the power of building and design to positively impact users, clients, and neighbors.

Hobbies:  Sailing, sailing and sailing!

Favorite novel:  The North Water – Ian McGuire

Favorite film: Fantastic Mr. Fox

Keys to success: Take ownership, be honest and do what you say you are going to do.

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family):  Operators of non-profit organizations, these people inspire me daily with their commitment to the populations they serve, no matter what it takes, just awesome!

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be?: FBI agent