Contact Information

503 243 6222

5331 SW Macadam Avenue #314
Portland, OR 97239

Erik Lawrence | AIA, M.Arch.

Associate, Project Architect

Erik Lawrence | AIA, M.Arch.

Associate, Project Architect

As an Oregon-licensed architect, Erik brings a diverse set of skills to our team in Portland. He provides expertise in the investigation, analysis, and design of building enclosures.

His unique role as an architect in the building science field has allowed him to specialize in integrating the technical aspects of enclosure design and detailing for buildings with a sharp focus on affordable aesthetic quality that helps clients achieve their goals.

As the building industry continues to explore unfamiliar and audacious designs, Erik’s architectural experience has become a valued asset to many of our clients.

Ariel Levy | MS, PE, LEED AP

Principal, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Building Science Specialist

Ariel Levy | MS, PE, LEED AP

Principal, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Building Science Specialist

Ariel’s experience ranges geographically from the East to the West Coasts and includes buildings of all types.He manages a number of building enclosure consulting and remedial repair projects and leads many building enclosure design reviews and investigations.

In addition to his role as a Senior Building Science Specialist, Ariel is the Chief Operating Officer of RDH and participates in the overall direction and management of the firm.

Prior to his current position in the Portland office, Ariel spent several years practicing in Boston and Los Angeles. He is a registered Professional Engineer in six states, including Oregon, Washington, California, Alaska, Montana, and Georgia.

Kathleen Smith | CT

Principal, Senior Project Manager

Kathleen Smith | CT

Principal, Senior Project Manager

An experienced professional, Kathleen leads our Maintenance and Planning group out of the Portland office. She possesses a diverse range of skills in the application of building science technologies, building asset management, and contract administration services.

Kathleen is heavily involved in keeping a clear line of communication between the building owner and contractors and suppliers. Through her experience, she has developed a strong rapport with a range of service providers and manufacturers, furthering her ability to deliver on the client’s expectations.

Kathleen left Vancouver to join the Portland team when it was established in 2004.She has built a strong position for herself in the industry, including being a member of the Building Envelope Council of Oregon.

David C. Young | PE

Principal, Senior Building Science Specialist

David C. Young | PE

Principal, Senior Building Science Specialist

David is a Senior Building Science Specialist who provides numerous services across our New Construction and Existing Buildings practice areas.

When contributing to building enclosure engineering projects, he is often involved from the conceptual design phase through project wrap-up. His eye for detail makes him adept at identifying performance issues and opportunities for increased durability.

David also works on historic conservation and restoration on the West Coast; for example, he recently completed the rehabilitation of Kaiser Permanente Town Hall in Portland.

David joined the Vancouver office in 1999 and was part of the team that brought RDH to Portland in 2004.

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