Eric Weber

Associate Professor in Architecture
Expertise: Architecture, Construction

Biography

Eric Weber is an associate professor with UNLV's School of Architecture. He also serves as coordinator of the UNLV Design+Build Studio -- a rigorous, hands-on program that teaches building technology courses and seminars, enabling fourth-year and graduate students to explore conceptual and theoretical genesis for material selection and detailing, furniture design, and temporary installation design/fabrication. .

As a researcher, Weber focuses on architectural design, construction technologies, and interior construction and detailing.

In 2013, he was the faculty advisor for Team Las Vegas, UNLV’s entry in the U.S. Department of Energy's international Solar Decathlon student competition, which finished 2nd overall and as the first-place U.S. team.  He will again serve as faculty advisor for UNLV's entry in Solar Decathlon 2020.

Weber's work has been recognized by publications including the International Conference on the Constructed Environment, The International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial, and Environmental Design, and Vegas Magazine

Education

  • M.S., Architecture, Arizona State University
  • B.S. Architecture, Arizona State University

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Eric Weber In The News

April 27, 2021
A team of students and faculty from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas competed against eight other international university teams during a Solar Decathlon Build Challenge from April 16-18.
April 26, 2021
A team of students and faculty from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas competed against eight other international university teams during a Solar Decathlon Build Challenge from April 16-18. The UNLV team placed third in the contest, that was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
April 20, 2021
A UNLV team took third place in a U.S. Department of Energy challenge to design and build a home powered by solar energy.
April 20, 2021
A UNLV team took third place in a U.S. Department of Energy challenge to design and build a home powered by solar energy.

Articles Featuring Eric Weber

students dance outdoors on UNLV's campus
Campus News | May 11, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance, recovery, and progress at UNLV.
unlv solar decathlon team during construction
Campus News | April 20, 2021
Multidisciplinary student team overcame 2020 pandemic obstacles and competition delays to win first in the operations and presentation categories, and second place for innovation and energy.
a student wearing a face mask, hard hat and safety vest operates a table saw
Business and Community | March 26, 2021
After pandemic delays, about 50 students on Team Las Vegas gear up for UNLV's third showdown in the international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition.
A glass exterior wall faces a wood-lined hallway opposite an interior wall covered in plant life.
Business and Community | April 30, 2019
Solar Decathlon team finishing design work on Mojave Bloom house before a year of construction.