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Eric Owen Moss, American architect. Achievements include being subject of monographs and numerous articles in magazines and journals. Recipient Progressive Architecture Design award, 1978, 92, Winning Interior Architectural Record award, 1984, Interiors Design award, 1991, Award in Architecture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1999, Andrew W. Brunner Memorial prize, Architecture, 2007.


Moss, Eric Owen was born on July 25, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, United States.


Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1965; Master of Architecture with honors, University of California, Berkeley, 1968; Master of Architecture with honors, Harvard University, 1972.


Professor design Southern California Institute Architecture, since 1974, director, since 2002. Principal Eric Owen Moss Architects, Culver City, California, since 1973. Eliot Noyes chair Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1990.

Eero Saarinen chair Yale University, New Haven, 1991. Lecturer Hirshhorn Museum Symposium, Washington, 1990, National American Institute of Architects Convention, 1990, Museum Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1991, New York Architectural League, 1991, Architectural Association Ireland, Dublin, Architectural Association, London, 1991, Royal College Art, London, 1991, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1992, University California, Berkeley, 1992, Osterreichiaches Museum fur Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, 1992, University of California at Los Angeles, 1992, Royal Danish Academy Fine Arts, Copenhagen, 1993, University Lund, Sweden, 1993, Museum Finnish Architecture, Helsinki, 1993, Royal Academy Arts, London, 1993, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1994, others. Teacher University Texas, Austin, 1983, Washington University, St. Louis, 1984, University Illinois, Chicago, 1985, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1985, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1985, Columbia University, New York City, 1986, Rice University, Houston, 1988.

Participant various conferences.


  • Achievements include being subject of monographs and numerous articles in magazines and journals.


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  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions of work include World Biennial of Architecture, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1989, Salle des Tirages du Credit Foncier de France, Paris, 1990, Bartlett School Architecture and Urban Design, London, 1991, Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, California, 1992, Georgia Gallery, Tokyo, 1992, Museum fur Gestaltung Zurich, Switzerland, 1993, Santa Monica Museum Art, 1993, Fonds Regional D'Art Contemporain du Centre, 1993, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, 1993, Centro de Arte y Comunicacion, Buenos Aires, 1993, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, 1993, Philippe Uzzan Galerie, Paris, 1993, Contemporary Arts Center, Tours, France, 1993, International Exhibition Contemporary Architecture, Havana, Cuba, 1994, others.


Fellow American Institute of Architects (Los Angeles awards 1977, 79, 83, 88, 90, California Council awards 1981, 86, 88, Los Angeles Honor awards 1991, National Honor awards 88, 89, California Council Urban Design/Adaptive Re-Use awards 1991, National Interior Design awards 1992, 94, Los Angeles Design awards 1992, 93, Los Angeles Gold Medal award 2001, Educator of Year, 2006).