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Erik J. Murray

Associate Principal and Unit Manager

 
Experience

Erik Murray specializes in the design of roof systems and building envelopes, building investigation and repair, and architectural peer review. Mr. Murray has a broad knowledge of building systems and construction processes and takes a pragmatic approach to project execution, from design through owner occupancy. He brings over twenty years of architectural design and construction experience, leading teams of professionals on complex and detailed projects of the highest quality. Mr. Murray’s work has an emphasis on durability, sustainability, and constructability.

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Roofing and Waterproofing

  • Blue Sky Data Center - Chicago, IL: New roof design for data center
  • Reliant Energy Plaza - Houston, TX: Roof replacement design for high-rise building
  • NEISD Roof Management Program - San Antonio, TX: Annual roof condition assessments, long-range planning, and warranty claim management for large school district (more than nine million square feet of roofing)
  • Elisabet Ney Museum - Austin, TX: Roof replacement of low-slope roofs of historic museum building
  • Building 360 - Port San Antonio, TX: Roof assessment, infrared survey, and roof replacement design
  • Texas State University, Alkek Library - San Marcos, TX: Assessment and replacement design for stone cladding sealants, horizontal waterproofing, and windows
  • Bexar Metro 9-1-1 - San Antonio, TX: New roof design for mission critical facility

 

Historic Preservation

  • Kress Building - San Antonio, TX: Terra cotta masonry and roof condition assessment and repair design for historic building
  • Claretian Founding House - San Antonio, TX: Brick masonry restoration and roof replacement for historic missionary dormitory 
  • Joske’s, Rivercenter Mall - San Antonio, TX: Stone masonry restoration and waterproofing of historic facade
  • HEB GSA Arsenal Building - San Antonio, TX: Assessment of historic wall and roof assemblies and peer review of renovation and adaptive reuse design

 

Facade Assessment

  • Lackland Air Force Base, Ambulatory Care Clinic - San Antonio, TX: Assessment and construction observation of blast-resistant curtain wall systems
  • University of Texas at Austin, Data Center - TX: Window system integration and flashing design coordination with design-build team

 

Leakage Investigation

  • METC MIF4 - Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX: Leakage assessment at single-ply roof and rooftop mechanical units
  • Federal Building - San Antonio, TX: Assessment of leakage through precast concrete facade and windows
  • Plaza de Armas Building - San Antonio, TX: Assessment of leakage through stone basement walls of historic building

 

Peer Review

  • Texas State University, West Campus Housing - San Marcos, TX: Peer review of building enclosure design and enclosure-related submittals; construction observations as the owner’s representative
  • Silver Eagle - San Antonio, TX: Design peer review of building envelope for refrigerated building used as beer distribution warehouse
Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC)
Council of Educational Facility Planners (CEFPI)
International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants - Austin/San Antonio Chapter
Texas Society of Architects (TSA)

Registrations

Architect in CO, MT, and TX
LEED Green Associate
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certificate

Education

University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Architecture, 1995
Bachelor of Science, Architectural Engineering, 1995