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

Spring 2018

  • ARCH 3011-001
    Arch'l Studio II
  • ARCH 3011-005
    Arch'l Studio II
  • DES 2630-002
    Design Contexts
    Location: FLD H (EINAR NIELSEN FLDHSE)
  • DES 2630-003
    Design Contexts
    Location: FLD H (EINAR NIELSEN FLDHSE)

Fall 2017

Professional Organizations

  • Building Technology Educators Society. 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017. Position : President-Elect.
  • American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter. 09/2015 - 11/2015. Position : Design Awards Jury Chair.
  • Building Technology Educators Society. 02/2014 - 06/2015. Position : 2015 Conference Co-Chair.
  • Building Technology Educators Society. 01/2014 - 12/2015. Position : Board Member.
  • American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter. 01/2014 - 12/2015. Position : Young Architects Forum Chair.
  • American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter. 09/2013 - 11/2013. Position : Central Section Design Awards Jury Member.
  • Building Technology Educators Society. 01/2013 - present. Position : Member.
  • American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter. 01/2012 - 12/2014. Position : Young Architects Forum Technology Committee Co-Chair.
  • American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter. 01/2012 - 12/2014. Position : Technology in Architectural Practice Committee Member.
  • American Institute of Architects, Utah Chapter. 01/2012 - 10/2012. Position : Conference Planning Committee.
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. 06/2010 - present. Position : Certified Record Holder.
  • American Institute of Architects. 02/2010 - present. Position : Member.
  • US Green Building Council. 01/2008 - present. Position : Member.

Pedagogical Publications

  • Carraher, E. “Toward an Integrated Fabrication Pedagogy” Building Technology Educator’s Society: Tectonics of Teaching. Roger Williams University / New Jersey Institute of Technology, July 11-13, 2013. Paper published, 07/2013.
  • Carraher, E. “Toward an Integrated Fabrication Pedagogy” ACSA 101 Annual Meeting: New Constellations/New Ecologies (Building Technology Educators Society Session), San Francisco CA, March 21-24, 2013. Paper published, 03/2013.
  • Carraher, E. and E. Tsoutsounakis, “Making Manifest: The Importance of the Actual in the Digital Design Process” 2013 National Conference on the Beginning Design Student: Actions: The Making of Place. Temple University, April 11-13, 2013. Paper published, 03/2013.
  • Carraher, E. and B. Brinton. “Collective Knowledge: New Models for Collaborative Architecture Education and Practice Related to Digital Technologies” AIA Western Mountain Region & Northwest Pacific Region Joint Conference: Transformation 2012: Design and Practice in a Global Age, Tucson AZ, October 10-13, 2012. Presentation released, 10/2012.
  • Carraher, E. “Digital Fabrication at the School of Architecture” Dialectic, Volume 1, 2011-2012. Paper published, 09/2012.
  • Carraher, E. “Skeuomorphs and Other Anachronisms: Print Media and Building in the Age of Digital Technology” Dialectic, Volume 1, 2011-2012. Paper published 09/2012. Paper published, 09/2012.
  • Carraher, E. “Computational Thinking in Beginning Design Eduction” 2012 National Conference on the Beginning Design Student: End in/of the Beginning: Realizing the Sustainable Imagination, Penn State University, State College PA, March 29–31, 2012. Presentation published, 07/2012.
  • Carraher, E. “Sustainable Process” 2012 National Conference on the Beginning Design Student: End in/of the Beginning: Realizing the Sustainable Imagination, Penn State University, State College PA, March 29–31, 2012. Presentation published, 07/2012.
  • Carraher, E. and K. Albright. “Digital Mentors - Peer-Based Learning in Digital Design Education” Learning Across Disciplines, 2011 Mentoring Conference Proceedings, 2011. Presentation published, 10/28/2011.
  • Carraher, E. “Parametric Modeling and Digital Fabrication” Young Architects Forum Pecha Kucha Night, Salt Lake City Arts Center, Salt Lake City UT, October 2011. Presentation other, 10/2011.
  • Parameters of a Digital Design Foundation. Presentation released, 03/2011.
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Teaching Projects

  • Girl Scouts of Utah Cabin Project at Trefoil Ranch. Project Lead: Erin Carraher. Collaborators: Joerg Reugemer, Ryan Smith. Girl Scouts of Utah 05/2012 - present. Total Budget: $150,000.00.
  • Recycling at the SoA. Project Lead: Erin Carraher, faculty sponsor. Collaborators: Justinian Popa, project manager. University of Utah SCIF Fund 11/2011 - present. Total Budget: $3,700.00.
  • Leadership in Collaborative Architectural Practice. Project Lead: Ryan Smith . Collaborators: Erin Carraher, Joerg Reugemer. American Institute of Architects 10/2011 - present. Total Budget: $80,000.00.
  • School of Architecture Student Publication. Project Lead: Prescott Muir, department chair. Collaborators: Erin Carraher, faculty advisor. School of Architecture 08/2011 - 08/2012. Total Budget: $10,000.00.
  • Solar Shades for Marriott Library Plaza. Project Lead: Erin Carraher, faculty sponsor. Collaborators: Jane Collette, project manager. University of Utah SCIF Fund 03/2011 - present. Total Budget: $12,964.00.