When I visited Eric Owen Moss’ office to interview him, I saw a big book on a desk titled “Eric Owen Moss Construction Manual”. Given the complex type of works he does, I first thought it was a guide for new architects that joined the office, regarding file naming, color codes, etc.
But after talking with Eric, he told us about his new monograph published by AADCU. The book (3″ thick) presents 40 works (built and unbuilt) by EOM designed between 1988 and 2008, including recent buildings such as the Multimedia Tower and 3555 Hayden Studios, and projects such as the Warner Parking and Retail, Republic Square and Glass Tower.
The works are very well documented as you can see on the below photos, including several physical models and detailed drawings used to study the complex forms developed by EOM.
More after the break.
Publisher: AADCU Publication
Author: Eric Owen Moss
Project Director: Bruce Q. Lan
Coordinator: Xiaoqu Luo / Stanford University
Curator/Editor in Chief: Bruce Q. Lan
Centra Housing Office
8522 National Boulevard Complex
Slash and Backslash
Queens Museum of Art
Grand Egyptian Museum
Montreal Cultural and Administrative Complex
Biblioteca de Mexico – Jose Vasconcelos
Smithsonian Institute Patent Office Building
Guangdong Provincial Museum
Gateway Art Tower
Hong Kong Design Institute