Erik H. Rhodin
MA Registration #: 5571
Erik Rhodin received his Master of Architecture degree from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri and a BA in Architecture from Clemson University in South Carolina. He also studied at the Helsinki University of Technology in Otaniemi, Finland in their special program in Planning and Housing.
Mr. Rhodin is a registered Architect in Sweden, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Maine. He has national architectural registration through the National Council of Architectural Registration Board. He is a past President of the Scandinavian Baltic Business Council of Greater New England and a recent past board member of the New England Chapter of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Rhodin serves the Town of Belmont, MA on the Housing Committee for the new comprehensive master plan study, as well as the co-chair of the Selectmen’s Economic Development Advisory Council.
Mr. Rhodin is a Principal and Chief Financial Officer for Line Company Architects, Inc. and has been with the firm since 1985. He heads the marketing effort of the firm and serves as Principal in Charge and Project Architect on various Line Company projects. Recently, Mr. Rhodin has successfully completed a rezoning of a commercial site in downtown Lexington, MA for multi-family residential use, applying the concept of “smart growth”. He has also been active with market rate and affordable housing projects in Boston, with Wood Tech Systems, LLC, an early provider of affordable high quality factory crafted panel construction. Mr. Rhodin is a founding partner in Scandinavian Panel Systems, LLC, which constructs custom wall panels using the principles of the Scandinavian factory built panel systems using sustainable and “green” design concepts. The panelized systems and the firm’s designs have been implemented and donated as built housing, to the people of Haiti.
Mr. Rhodin’s design expertise was developed through several years of design responsibilities in his native Scandinavia, working with prominent Finnish architect, Reima Pietila. His work in Finland and Sweden include; a government complex in Kuwait, elderly assisted and independent living facilities, a private school with sports complex, two historic church renovations with additions and a rectory.
Mr. Rhodin has entered many architectural design competitions both in the United States and in Scandinavia and has received awards for housing, elderly housing, office buildings, a maritime museum, as well as prizes for photography, ceramics, and watercolors.