Eric Inman Daum, AIA

Design Group Senior Designer & Architect

Senior Architect Eric Inman Daum is Design Director of the Wellesley office. Eric joined the firm full-time in 2020, having assisted as a design consultant since 2018. He has nearly 40 years of experience in traditional residential design and historic preservation working for firms in Philadelphia, New York, and Cambridge, and as partner and principal for firms in Amesbury and Andover. Eric’s passion for Classical Architecture and the work of the early Modernists has informed his design approach to a host of projects.                                               

Eric was awarded a 2019 Bulfinch Award and a 2020 Tucker Design award for a Greek Revival private chapel on an estate south of Boston. His work has been featured in the Boston Design Guide and Traditional Building Magazine. He has taught residential design at the Boston Architectural College, and lectured at the Traditional Building Conference, Build Boston, The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art in Boston and New York, and for the Providence Preservation Society. He has also written articles on the design process for Traditional Building Magazine and Qualified Remodeler. He appeared on Channel 5's Chronicle Magazine in 2006 as an advocate for the city’s rich architectural heritage and served as a juror for the nationally prestigious Palladio Awards in 2016 and 2020.     

Eric holds a Master of Architecture from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and a B.A. in History from Columbia University. He is a licensed architect in MA, NY, RI, and CT and is a member of the AIA, BSA, and NCARB, also serving on the Design Review Board and Historic Preservation Commission in Andover. He was founding President of the New England Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art and continues to sit upon its board. He was elected a Fellow of the ICAA in 2018. Eric lives in Andover with his wife and two lunatic cats. In his spare time, he is an avid reader of Military History, is researching the life and work of Early Modern Swedish Architect Martin Hedmark and collaborates on composing electronic music for several virtual bands.