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Erik Fendík, M.Arch, MS.Arch

Designer

Erik is an experienced architectural designer who has lived and worked with professionals in Slovakia, Norway, Canada, USA, India, Japan, Ethiopia, Burkina Faso. He has extensive design-build expertise in passive design projects and he has instructed BIM, drafting, graphic design, 3D modeling, and rendering to undergraduate students, faculty, and colleagues. He holds M.Arch and MS.Arch degrees from Virginia Tech, VA, USA where he worked as a graduate assistant, woodshop student supervisor, and architectural designer for housing and dining services.

With a decade of living and working experience at boarding schools, Erik’s interest lies in educational places that share knowledge and engage communities, regardless of a project type or scale.

 

 Smithsonian NMAAHC Cafeteria Washington, DC, USA 2016

Smithsonian NMAAHC Cafeteria
Washington, DC, USA
2016

 Self-Reliance Net-Zero Design-Build Home Middlebury, VT, USA 2011

Self-Reliance Net-Zero Design-Build Home
Middlebury, VT, USA
2011

 Mzuzu University Library Proposal Mzuzu, Malawi 2018

Mzuzu University Library Proposal
Mzuzu, Malawi
2018

 Shimokitazawa Urban Rejuvenation Proposal Tokyo, Japan 2012

Shimokitazawa Urban Rejuvenation Proposal
Tokyo, Japan
2012

PROJECT Experience

Cumulus Architects
Kingsway Integrated Site Plan Schematic Design, Sudbury, ON, Canada
Saint Francis Church Addition and Renovation Detailing, Tottenham, ON, Canada
Medium-Rise Mixed-Use Commercial Development, Toronto, ON, Canada

Virginia Tech Housing and Dining Services
Hydroponic Vertical Garden Salad Bar Design, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Over 15 Space Studies and Renovations, Blacksburg, VA, USA

Poliform | Sagartstudio
Over 25 Residences and Penthouses, USA (DC, MD, VA, NC, CA)
Interior Architecture for 2 Condominium Developments, Washington, DC, USA
Corporate Conference Room and Breakout Room Design, Washington, DC, USA

Davis Brody Bond
Smithsonian NMAAHC (National Museum of African American History and Culture) Construction Documentation and Construction Administration, Washington, DC, USA

U.S. DOE Solar Decathlon '11, '13 and Middlebury
Self-Reliance and InSite, 2 Net-Zero Design-Build Homes, Middlebury, VT and Washington, DC, USA

Sasaki Associates and Middlebury Franklin Environmental Center
Middlebury Fieldhouse Design and LEED Innovations Research, Middlebury, VT and Boston, MA, USA 

McLeod Kredell Architects
Island Design Assembly Bathhouse Design-Build, Hurricane Island, ME, USA
Ralph Myhre Golf Course Clubhouse Renovation Design, Middlebury, VT, USA
5 Site-Conscious Private Residences, USA (VT, ME) 

Mozaic Design
2 Passive Design Residences in Tropical Jungle Setting, Goa, India

Freelance Consulting
Modern Net-Zero Residence, East Hampton, NY, USA
2 Private Residences in West Africa, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Bamako, Mali
Systems and Interior Architecture for 3 computer Literacy Labs, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Zambia
Pavilion of Findings Interactive Visual Art Installation Design Consulting and Construction, Trenčín, Slovakia
Mzuzu University Library Proposal, Mzuzu, Malawi
Tagawa Kindergarten and Nursery Proposal, Tagawa, Japan
Shimokitazawa Urban Rejuvenation Proposal, Tokyo, Japan

Work Experience

Designer 2018–Present
Cumulus Architects

Graduate Assistant, Architectural Designer 2017–2018
Virginia Tech Housing and Dining Services

Graduate Assistant, Woodshop Student Supervisor 2015–2017
Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design

Architectural, Interior, Furniture, Lighting Designer 2013–2015
Poliform | Sagartstudio

Architectural Consultant during “NMAAHC” project 2013
Davis Brody Bond

LEED Innovation Credits Researcher 2012–2013
Sasaki Associates and Middlebury Franklin Environmental Center

Intern Architect 2012–2013
McLeod Kredell Architects

Team Leader During “Green Compact City” Urban Design Workshop 2012
Architectural Institute of Japan

Co-founder, Director of Technology 2011–2013
Computers 4 Literacy

Architectural Trainee, Junior Architect 2010–2011
Mozaic Design  

2011 Team Co-Leader, 2013 Team BIM Consultant 2009–2013
U.S. DOE Solar Decathlon '11, '13 and Middlebury 

Digital Media Lab Tutor, 2D and 3D Design Specialist 2009–2013
Middlebury Wilson Media Lab