Eric J. Jenkins, RA
Adjunct Instructor

B.S., Architecture, University of Maryland

Master in Design Studies, Harvard

B.S., Architecture, University of Maryland

Master in Design Studies, Harvard

Eric Jenkins is a licensed architect, educator, and mixed-media experimenter. Until he decided to shift away from full-time teaching in 2019, he was a professor at The Catholic University of America’s School of Architecture. He now teaches part-time at the WAAC, as well as at the University of Maryland. He has taught design, thesis, theory, freehand sketching, and research methodologies. Additionally, he has directed foreign and domestic programs in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

He is the author of To Scale: One Hundred Urban Plans (Routledge, 2008) and Drawn to Design: Analyzing Architecture through Freehand Drawing (Birkhauser, 2013). His artwork has been exhibited throughout the U.S., in venues such as the Strathmore Mansion, Specto Art Space, Waverly Street Gallery, Circle Gallery, and Capitol Hill Art League. As a licensed architect, he works primarily as a design consultant. With Studio 27 Architecture, he worked on the Nusonian Homes prefabricated house prototype which was honored by the AIA|VA 2004 Certificate of Merit for “Excellence in Architecture.”

ejarch@vt.edu

ericjenkinsarchitect.com