Eric established Eric Parry Architects in 1983. Under his leadership, the practice has developed a reputation for delivering beautifully crafted and well considered buildings that respond to their context. London has been the focus and the setting for most of his work. He was elected Royal Academician (RA) in 2006.
In addition to his work in architectural practice, Eric has held a number of eminent posts including President of the Architectural Association, and is a member of the following committees - the Royal Academy Architecture Committee, the RIBA Library Committee, the Kettles Yard Committee, the Canterbury Cathedral Fabric Advisory Committee and the Mayor’s Design Advisory Panel. He has in the past served on the Arts Council of England’s Visual Arts and Architecture panel and chaired the RIBA Awards Group.
His contribution to academia includes fourteen years as Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Cambridge and lectureships at the Graduate Design School, Harvard University and the Tokyo Institute of Technology.