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Erik Churchill is the Founder and CEO of BLDGWORKS. Erik brings his experience in architecture, construction, and technology to push the boundaries of design, sustainability, and traditional project delivery models.

Erik was a founding partner and Chief of Product Design for Vessel Technologies from 2018-2020, a modular housing company seeking holistic solutions to the affordable housing crisis. He managed the integrated in-house A/E and fabrication detailing teams. Before launching BLDGWORKS in 2015, Erik was a Senior Project Manager at SHoP. He specialized in managing the design process and BIM/VDC integration on projects that used advanced construction methods such as prefabrication. As an author Erik has published “Re-negotiating Architects’ Relevancy - A U.S. Perspective on IPD and BIM. He has taught integrated design development Studio in the Bedford Program and in the CASE Program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Erik received a BA from Brown University, a M.Arch and MBA from the University of Oregon where he also developed the community design-build program designBridge. He is a registered architect in NY, NJ, PA, CT and ME.
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