Eric C. Y. Fang, AIA, AICP, LEED AP

Eric C. Y. Fang, AIA, AICP, LEED AP

Associate Principal

Eric Fang’s 20 years of experience as an architect, planner and development consultant have given him a broad perspective on how communities and cities develop over time. Eric has led large-scale urban redevelopment, transit-oriented development and campus planning projects for public agencies, private developers and large institutions nationally and internationally. His focus is on helping communities and transit agencies develop and implement strategies for sustainable growth. A lifelong student of the city, Eric co-founded the design journal LINE and has written for publications including Urban Land and Architectural Record.

Projects of Note


  • Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Master of Architecture, 1990
  • Columbia University, Bachelor of Architecture, 1985


  • New York, California, New Jersey, LEEP AP

Notable Honors and Awards

  • Housing Design Award, Boston Society of Architects/AIA New York, Arverne by the Sea, 2004
  • Excellence in Design, Chamber of Commerce of the Borough of Queens, Arverne - Phase 1A, 2004
  • New Jersey Future Smart Growth Award, Oceanfront Asbury, 2003
  • The Waterfront Center Excellence on the Waterfront Award, Oceanfront Asbury, 2002

Beyond the Office

  • “Getting Ready for BRT: Bus Transportation and Transit-oriented Development in New Jersey,” NJ American Planning Association: 2011 New Jersey Planning Conference
  • “Mayors Institute on City Design, Meridian, MS” September 2008
  • “TOD to Town Center,” Railvolution, 2006
  • Village of Tuckahoe Planning Board, Commissioner, 2004-Present
  • AIA NY Chapter, Planning and Urban Design Committee
  • LINE: Journal of the San Francisco AIA Chapter, Founding Editor, Chair, Editorial Board; Guest Editor: Spring 1998, Summer 1999
  • San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association, Committee on Urban Design, Civic Center Task Force, 1995-1999


  • “New York City’s Rockaway Peninsula enters into a new era,” Urban Land, September, 2004.
  • “Plan creates a 21st century downtown for South Jersey,” Op-Ed article for The Camden Courier Post, April 25, 2004 (with Stanton Eckstut).
  • “The Hospital and the City” (with Scott Prysi, MD), in Design and Health: The Therapeutic Benefits of Design, Dilani ed., (Stockholm: Svenskbyggtjanst, 2001) pp 97-107.
  • Correspondent’s File: “Fearing runaway sprawl, Silicon Valley heads downtown,” Architectural Record (February, 2000).
  • “Urban Renewal Revisited: a design critique” San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association Newsletter (Feburary, 1999).
  • Correspondent’s File: “As a once forlorn San Francisco area gains cachet, artists are squeezed out of affordable housing,” Architectural Record (May, 1998).
  • “From Brown Field to Biotech Campus in San Francisco: UCSF Mission Bay Master Plan Competition.” Competitions. (Spring 1998).
  • “Confession of a Magazine Junkie, or Is Architectural Journalism Possible?” Architecture California (Summer 1996), GSD News (now Harvard Design Magazine), (June, 1996)
  • Harvard Architecture Review 9: a journal of architectural research.(Rizzoli International: 1993); Co-Editor