Eric Haas, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, is Principal of DSH // architecture, a practice with a portfolio of award-winning residential and educational projects that focus on tactile, light-infused and materially rich transformations that boost urban communities.
Haas led DSH’s rehabilitation of R.M. Schindler’s Bubeshko Apartments, a project that received numerous awards including the Docomomo Residential Design Award of Excellence, a Design Honor Award from the AIA/Los Angeles, and a Los Angeles Conservancy Preservation Award, as well as those from the AIA/California, the California Preservation Foundation, the Governor of California and the Los Angeles Business Council. DSH recently completed a regional hub for Children’s Institute, adapted Welton Becket's New York Life building to house a charter high school, and is currently engaged in several projects for schools and non-profits, as well as single- and multi-family residential design.
He is Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern California, coordinating both the first semester graduate design studio and the undergraduate degree project sequence. He is the recipient of USC’s Mentoring Award, and curated the "Top Fuel" design-build workshops where renowned practitioners engaged with students to explore the intersection of design, construction and performance.
He received a Bachelor of Design with high honors from the University of Florida, studied at the Vicenza Institute of Architecture, and holds an M.Arch. from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.