I strive to solve design problems by seeking options that embody a holistic solution of identity, vision, and function.

Erik Mease, AIA

Principal, Architect

A graduate of Manzano High School, Erik returned with his family to Albuquerque and joined SMPC, following ten years in St. Louis. His contributions to his work in St. Louis brought that firm numerous national awards. Erik’s experience working on large complex projects has enhanced his ability to synthesize data quickly for identifying the problem and seeking solutions. His talent for drawing and visualization has supported team collaboration and client presentations. His dedication to rigorous exercise and diet has stimulated numerous conversations in the break room. After hours you will find Erik working out at the gym, biking, or spending quality time with his family.

  • Master of Architecture, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
  • VISTA Member, AmeriCorps, Albuquerque


  • Registered Architect: New Mexico, Missouri
  • Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Member, NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association)
  • Member, Association for Advanced Learning (formerly CEFPI)