eric owen moss architects studio visit eric owen moss architects studio visit
dec 23, 2011

eric owen moss architects studio visit

eric owen moss architects studio visit model of the

‘samitaur tower’ in culver city, los angeles, california image © designboom

designboom visited the studio of eric owen moss architects in culver city, california. located within a district featuring many of his constructed projects, the office is contained within a single storey brick building with a series of pitched roofs. the organization of the office begins with reception which leads to the communal work space via a corridor lined with momentos of the firm’s achievements and photographs of their work.

approach to the studio image © designboom

upon entering the spacious and open working area, the eye is drawn to hundreds of completed, conceptual or in progress models stored on shelves, tables and platforms as well as drawings pinned along every wall. north-facing clerestory windows introduce a natural ambient light into the room providing staff with an illuminated atmosphere for design and contemplation. computer stations are surrounded with model making tables and supplies to encourage an integrated hands-on approach to generate functional forms.

entrance to the studio image © designboom

mail slot and door handle at main entrance image © designboom

office reception image © designboom

site model at entrance to working room image © designboom

first view of the studio after leaving reception image © designboom

model storage image © designboom

conceptual models image © designboom

study model of the ‘samitaur tower’ in culver city, los angeles, california image © designboom read more about the project here.

‘samitaur tower’ in culver sity, los angeles, california image © designboom read more about the project here.

early model image © designboom

workstations within close proximity to tables to build models image © designboom

model of the ‘glass tower’ in south central los angeles, california image © designboom read more about the project here.

the ‘glass tower’ in south central los angeles, california read more about the project here. image courtesy eric owen moss architects

open studio is illuminated with clerestory windows image © designboom

model of ‘warner parking and retail’ in culver city, california image © designboom read designboom’s coverage of this project here.

model of ‘warner parking and retail’ in culver city, california image © designboom read designboom’s coverage of this project here.

model of ‘warner parking and retail’ in culver city, california images courtesy eric owen moss architects read designboom’s coverage of this project here

model on display image © designboom

model of ‘hayden tower’ culver city, california image © designboom

model making tools image © designboom

site models image © designboom

working site model image © designboom

model storage image © designboom

study model image © designboom

eric owen moss portrait © designboom see the designboom interview for eric owen moss here.

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