Erik Leahy

Erik Leahy

Chicago, IL, US





FitzGerald Associates Architects, Chicago, IL, US, Staff Architect

Feb 2013 - current

BCDM, Omaha, Intern Architect

Schematic design, design development, contract documents on various religious and educational built projects.

Aug 2012 - Jan 2013

ATOM Design Studio, Omaha, Freelance architect / technician

Design Development and fabrication lead on ElevATE installation piece.

Construction Document package created for residential renovation project following the schematic design and supervision of firm principle Brian Kelly.

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, US, Teaching Assistant

Design studio teaching assistant for second year architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture with professor Brian Kelly.

Aug 2010 - May 2012

Min|Day, Omaha, NE, US, Intern Architect / Model Builder

Summer internship heading up in-house model shop, as well as assisting design projects both built and speculative.

Projects include: Community CROPS, Art Farm Red Barn Gallery redesign, Salina Art Center

May 2011 - Aug 2011

Despang Architekten, Hannover, DE, Intern Architect

Summer internship. Assisted in variety of projects, both competition and built work, including Wolfsburg Central Bus Station competition entry, Pehlke Residence renovation, and Göttingen Kindergarden DD phase.

Additionally, redesigned and formated new firm website.

Mar 2009 - Jul 2009


University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2012

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, US, Architecture

BSD Architecture

Aug 2005 - May 2010

University of Applied Science Bremen, Bremen, DE, BArch, Architecture

Semester abroad at Hochschule Bremen - University of Applied Science Bremen
Courses in architecture, urban planning, and German, coupled with extensive travel throughout Germany and Europe.

Oct 2008 - Feb 2009

Areas of Specialization