MIRA LOCHER portrait
  • Associate Professor, School Of Architecture
  • Chair School of Architecture


  • B.A., architecture and urbanism, Smith College. Project: Learning from the American Vernacular
  • M.Arch., architecture, University of Pennsylvania. Project: The Vermont Zen Center


Mira (Mimi) Locher is an educator, writer, and practicing architect working in the U.S. and Japan. She is the Chair of the School of Architecture at the University of Utah and a partner in Kajika Architecture. She is the author of three books, Super Potato Design, Traditional Japanese Architecture, and Zen Gardens.