Contributor: Eric Strain

Eric Strain, FAIA is an architect and educator based in Las Vegas. His work transcends stereotypes of contemporary Las Vegas to craft buildings that grow from the desert and echo its history and culture. His work has received over 60 AIA Design Excellent Awards and been published Internationally. Eric has received the AIA Nevada Silver Medal and been Elevated Nationally to FAIA. assemblageSTUDIO received the WMR AIA and AIA Nevada Firm Awards and featured in a 25 Year Exhibition Retrospective “pushing the rock…UPHILL.” Eric has taught at the University of Utah, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the  California Polytechnic State University- San Luis Obispo.