Erin E. Moore is an associate professor in the Department of Architecture and in the Environmental Studies Program and is Head of the School of Architecture and Environment in the College of Design at the University of Oregon.
Moore works in teaching, research and creative practice on the life cycle environmental context of building construction and on the ways that buildings shape and reflect cultural constructions of nature. She uses her architecture practice, FLOAT architectural research and design, as a testing ground for designing with explicit intentions for the ecological context of buildings. Recent work explores the architectural space of fossil fuel consumption, biogenic carbon sequestration, and climate change including the studio course “Lines: Lines, Pipelines, and the Contested Space of Fossil Fuel Transport in the Pacific Northwest,” the paper “Geologic Time is No Longer Slow Time,” and the installation “OUR: Collective Future Project” for the for the Dhillon Marty Foundation under the aegis of UNESCO’s Management of Social Transformations (MOST) program (2017). Moore was an invited contributor to the art and architecture section of the United Nations Experts’ Report on Harmony with Nature (2016).