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ERIK BEHRENS

Creative Director AECOM

Erik Behrens is an emerging international Architect and Creative Director at AECOM. His work is signified by ambitious designs, many defying traditional architectural conventions. He has designed numerous architectural projects for a high-profile client base including leading patrons of the Art and Design World such as James Dyson and Karl Lagerfeld.

His current work includes the conversion of the iconic Waterloo Eurostar Terminal in the UK, the Gordie Howe International Bridge between the US and Canada, a confidential Vertical Mixed-Use Tower in the ‘megatall’ building category and a series of Hyper Luxury Hotel projects in the Redsea. His recently completed work includes Oxygen Park and the Al Wahda Gateway Arches in Qatar. 

Prior to AECOM, he worked with renowned architects such as Qingyun Ma (MADA s.p.a.m.) and Rem Koolhaas (OMA) and directed research and design studios at the KIT in Germany. He is a subject matter expert for The Times Academy and a regularly invited design critic at Universities including the Bartlett School of Architecture, Harvard GSD, AA London and the College of Design & Innovation at Tongji University.