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Coughing Up the Moon Hardcover – August 1, 2015
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Eric Owen Moss was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Los Angeles. He holds Masters Degrees in Architecture from both the University of California at Berkeley, College of Environmental Design and Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. Moss founded his firm, Eric Owen Moss Architects in 1973 in Los Angeles. Staffed with 25 professionals designing and constructing projects in the United States and around the world, the firm has garnered more than 100 local, national, and international design awards. Moss was honored with the Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1999 and received the AIA/LA Gold Medal in 2001. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architecture and was a recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of California, Berkeley in 2003. In 2004, his project Conjunctive Points was awarded the Dedalo Minosse International Prize in Milan. In 2007, he received the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize, recognizing a distinguished history of architectural design. In 2011 he again was awarded the Dedalo Minosse International Prize for Samitaur Tower in Los Angeles. Also in 2011 he was awarded the Jencks Award by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). In 2012, Moss received the International Design Award for Samitaur Tower, and the AIA|LA 25 Year Award for the Petal House. In 2014, he was awarded a P/A Award for the Albuquerque Rail Yards Master Plan, and was featured as a Game Changer in Metropolis Magazine. There are 16 published monographs on the Eric Owen Moss office, including three by Rizzoli and one, Gnostic Architecture by Monacelli Press. Moss continues to build, teach, lecture and exhibit. In 2002, the firm won two competitions in St. Petersburg, Russia, one for the New Mariinsky Theatre, the second for the redevelopment of New Holland. In 2003, Eric Owen Moss Architects won the international competition for the Queens Museum of Art in New York. In 2006, they won the City of the Future competition - LA, NY, Chicago, sponsored by the History Channel. In 2012 the firm won the competition for the re-development of downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, currently in progress. The firm has featured regularly at the Venice Biennale, with exhibits that have included the controversial proposal for the New Mariinsky at the Russian Pavilion in 2002, and the international competition entries for the National Library in Mexico City and the Smithsonian Institute in 2004. In 2006, the firm exhibited the Los Angeles/Culver City project in the Cities, Architecture, and Society section. In 2010, Moss became the first foreign architect invited to curate a national pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Eric Owen Moss served as Director of SCI-Arc in Los Angeles from 2002-2015. He has held chairs at Yale and Harvard universities, and appointments at the Technische Hochschule in Vienna and the Royal Academy in Copenhagen, and the UAE. He received the Most Admired Educator Award from the Design Futures Council in 2013, and The AIA|LA Educator of the Year in 2006. Moss continues to teach at SCI-Arc, and to lecture around the world.
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