Erin Carraher portrait
  • Major I Coordinator, School Of Architecture
  • Assistant Professor, School Of Architecture
  • Senior Researcher, ITAC, School Of Architecture
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Presentations

  • Invited Panelist, “Defining Integrated Learning,” with Adam Johnston, Weber State University; Matt Saunders, Utah State University; Matt Morin, Dixie State University; and Panel moderator, Eric Amsel, Weber State University, 19th Annual What is an Educated Person? Conference, Midway, Utah, October 27-28, 2016. Other, Presented, 10/27/2016.
  • Invited Presentation at the AIA Western Mountain Region Conference, “Forward | Regional Relevance,” with José Galarza and Jörg Rügemer, Salt Lake City, Utah, September 24, 2016. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/24/2016.
  • Carraher, E. “Technology, Ethics, and Impact: How Design Affects People, Processes, and Products,” Social and Environmental Justice in Architecture: Ethical Urban Design Session, AIA National Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, 2015. Presentation, Presented, 06/2015.
  • Carraher, E., “Architecture and Building Technology in a Post-Critical Age,” Invited Panelist in Building Technology Educators’ Society (BTES) Session along with Jonathan Massey, Terri Boake, Franca Trubiano, and James A Doerfler, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) 103rd Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 2015. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/2015.
  • Carraher, E., Smith, R., “Collaborative Leadership: A Field Theory for Architectural Practice,” Works in Progress Session, Architecture Research Centers Coalition (ARCC) National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 2015. Presentation, Presented, 03/2015.
  • Carraher, E., “Experiential Analysis in Beginning Design Travel Studios,” Invited to present in the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student Session as one of the highest rated presentations from the 2014 Conference, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) 103rd Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 2015. Presentation, Presented, 03/2015.
  • Rügemer, J., Carraher, E., “The Girl Scouts of Utah’s Interlocking Cross Laminated Summer Cabins,” Paper presentation at the 4th All Ireland Architecture Research Group (AIARG) Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 2015. Presentation, Presented, 02/2015.
  • Rügemer, J., Carraher, E., “Project: Architecture,” Paper presentation the 11th Conference On Sustainability, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2015. Presentation, Presented, 01/2015.
  • Carraher, E. and Smith, R., “Building with Interlocking Cross Laminated Timber,” Sustainable Structures Symposium, Portland, Oregon, 2014. Presentation, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Carraher, E. “Experiential Analysis in Beginning Design Travel Studios,” National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, Chicago, Illinois, 2014. Presentation, Presented, 03/2014.
  • Carraher, E., “Digital Tools and Technology,” Invited Panelist at the AIA DC Chapter – Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program along with Zach Downey, Jeff Gravatte, Hiroshi Jacobs, and Phyllis Klein, Washington, DC, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/2013.
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  • Carraher, E. “Toward an Integrated Fabrication Pedagogy” Building Technology Educators’ Society International Conference, Bristol, Rhode Island, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2013.
  • Carraher, E., “Toward an Integrated Fabrication Pedagogy,” Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) 101st Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2013.
  • Carraher, E., Tsoutsounakis, E., “Making Manifest: The Importance of the Actual in the Digital Design Process,” National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2013.
  • Carraher, E., Brinton, B., “Collective Knowledge: New Models for Collaborative Architecture Education and Practice Related to Digital Technologies,” AIA Western Mountain Region & Northwest Pacific Region Joint Conference, Tucson, Arizona, 2012. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Carraher, E. “Computational Thinking in Beginning Design Education,” National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, State College, Pennsylvania, 2012. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2012.
  • Carraher, E. “Sustainable Process,” National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, State College, Pennsylvania, 2012. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/2012.
  • Carraher, E. and K. Albright. “Digital Mentors - Peer-Based Learning in Digital Design Education,” 2011 Mentoring Conference, Albuquerque New Mexico, 2011. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/2011.
  • Parameters of a Digital Design Foundation. Conference Paper, Presented, 03/12/2011.

Publications

  • Leading Collaborative Architectural Practice, Authors: Erin Carraher, Ryan E. Smith, and Peter DeLisle, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (under contract - manuscript due January 2016). Published, 03/22/2017.
  • "Begin with Why: Ethics and Values in Beginning Design," Proceedings of the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, University of Utah, 2017. Published, 03/09/2017.
  • Carraher, E. Yee, D., “Our SLC: Claim It!” Exhibit, Sorenson Unity Center, Salt Lake City, UT, December 2016 - January 2017. Published, 12/02/2016.
  • Carraher, E. “Creating a Connected Curriculum,” CONNECTION: The Architecture and Design Journal of the Young Architects Forum, December 2016. Published, 12/2016.
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  • Carraher, E., Rügemer, J., “Timber City” Exhibition, National Building Museum, Washington, DC, September 17, 2016 - May 21, 2017. In progress, 09/17/2016.
  • Rügemer, J., Carraher, E., "Project:ARCHITECTURE."The International Journal of Sustainability Education, Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2016, pp.11-22. Published, 03/2016.
  • Carraher, E., et al. “Beyond the Studio: Alternative Models of Student/Teacher Engagement,” in National Conference on the Beginning Design Student 32 Conference Proceedings, San Luis Obispo, California, 2016. Published, 02/2016.
  • Rügemer, J., Carraher, E. “The Girl Scouts of Utah Interlocking Cross-Laminated Timber Summer Cabins,” in: Proceedings of the 31st International PLEA Conference, Bologna, Italy 2015. Published, 09/2015.
  • The Interior Architecture Theory Reader, edited by Gregory Marinic. Invited to contribute a chapter entitled: “The Spatial Agency of Digital Praxis.” Final Manuscript submitted 7/2015. Routledge, 2016 (forthcoming). In press, 07/2015.
  • Carraher, E., Rügemer, J., “Collaborative solid wood construction case study,” Proceedings of the Building Technology Educators’ Society (BTES) International Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2015. Published, 06/2015.
  • Jacob A. Gines, Erin Carraher, and Jose Galarza, editors, Intersections and Adjacencies: Leadership in Building Technology Education, Proceedings of the 2015 Building Technology Educators’ Society Conference, June 24-27, Salt Lake City, UT, BTES, 2015. Published, 06/2015.
  • Beetle Kill Pine Phase One – Digital Interoperability, Authors: Ryan E. Smith, Gentry Griffin, Erin Carraher. US Forest Products Laboratory, May 2015. Published, 05/2015.
  • Carraher, E., Rügemer, J., “Collaborative solid wood construction case study,” Proceedings of the Architecture Research Centers Coalition (ARCC) National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 2015. Published, 03/2015.
  • Carraher, E., “Integrating Technologies in Beginning Design Studio,” Proceedings of the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS), Houston, Texas, 2015. Published, 02/2015.
  • Rügemer, J., Carraher, E., “Project: Architecture” DesignArts ‘14 - Juried exhibit and exhibit catalog, Design Arts Utah, Rio Grande Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2014. Other, 10/2014.
  • Carraher, E., Rügemer, J., “Trefoil Ranch Camp Cabin Design, Girl Scouts of Utah,” Strut - A juried exhibition of University of Utah faculty work, Marriott Library, Salt Lake City Utah, 2014. Other, 10/2014.
  • LCAP: Leadership in Collaborative Architectural Practice, Continuing Education Resource Developed for AIA National Center for Integrated Practice, American Institute of Architects, 2014. Published, 06/2014.
  • Carraher, E. “Experiential Analysis in Beginning Design Travel Studios,” Proceedings of the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS), IIT, 2014. Published, 02/2014.
  • Carraher, E. “Toward an Integrated Fabrication Pedagogy,” Proceedings of the Building Technology Educators’ Society (BTES) International Conference. Bristol, RI, 2013. Published, 09/2013.
  • Carraher, E. “Making Manifest: The Importance of the Actual in the Digital Design Process” (virtual presentation) 8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference Proceedings, Valencia, Spain, 2013. Published, 06/2013.
  • Carraher, E. “Sustainable Process,” Proceedings of the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, Penn State University, 2012. Published, 03/2013.
  • Carraher, E. “Toward an Integrated Fabrication Pedagogy” ACSA 101st Annual Meeting: New Constellations/New Ecologies (Building Technology Educators Society Session) – published in Proceedings of the 2013 Building Technology Educators’ Society (BTES) Conference, San Francisco CA, 2013. Published, 03/2013.
  • Carraher, E. and E. Tsoutsounakis, “Making Manifest: The Importance of the Actual in the Digital Design Process,” Proceedings of the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS). Temple University, 2013. Published, 02/2013.
  • Carraher, E. “Computational Thinking in Beginning Design Education,” Proceedings of the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student (NCBDS), Penn State University, 2012. Published, 02/2012.
  • Carraher, E., Albright, K., “Digital Mentors - Peer-Based Learning in Digital Design Education,” 2011 Mentoring Conference Proceedings, University of New Mexico, 2011. Published, 10/2011.
  • Parameters of a Digital Design Foundation. Published, 08/2011.
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  • Layered Urbanisms, Editor: Nina Rappaport, Co-editor of section on Gregg Pasquarelli: Erin Carraher. W.W. Norton & Co. Publisher, 2008. Published, 06/2008.