FLOAT Architectural Research and Design

Erin E. Moore is an architect who uses her design research practice FLOAT architecture research and design to explore and advance thought on ideas of nature in architectural design. She works with explicit intentions for material, ecological, and multi-species life cycles. Recent work addresses the architectural space of fossil fuel consumption, biogenic carbon sequestration, and climate change in the context of new materialisms, critical spatial practice, speculative design, and the environmental humanities. Erin E. Moore is Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture and in the Environmental Studies Program, Director of the School of Architecture & Environment, and Associate Dean in the College of Design at the University of Oregon. She is a graduate of Smith College (BA) and University of California-Berkeley (MArch)