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Eric Owen Moss: Architectural Monographs

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Philip Johnson referred to Eric Owen Moss as the "master jeweller of junk". Even the most avant-garde designers in Los Angeles considered Moss's architecture to be unconventional. His highly individual approach to structure and geometry is the key element in the creation of complicated interlocking spaces. This sets his work apart as a personal statement about the contemporary condition in LA and the radical changes that have taken place since he started his practice there nearly two decades ago. Many of his projects are situated near his base in Culver City, between Downtown and the Pacific. This area has become a testing ground for experiments in complex geometry, dramatically expressed in his Spar City complex, which is presented in detail in this monograph as a utopian vision of what the city may become in the future.;Several new, previously unpublished, residential projects such as the Aronoff and Lawson/Westen House, are also included.

1993, Academy Editions: Ernst and Sohn, Hardcover
First Edition

Used: Very Good conditon. Some minor wear to DJ. Inside clean and bright.

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PLU:
0
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1854901893
ISBN-13:
9781854901897
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Ernst & Sohn

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Philip Johnson referred to Eric Owen Moss as the "master jeweller of junk". Even the most avant-garde designers in Los Angeles considered Moss's architecture to be unconventional. His highly individual approach to structure and geometry is the key element in the creation of complicated interlocking spaces. This sets his work apart as a personal statement about the contemporary condition in LA and the radical changes that have taken place since he started his practice there nearly two decades ago. Many of his projects are situated near his base in Culver City, between Downtown and the Pacific. This area has become a testing ground for experiments in complex geometry, dramatically expressed in his Spar City complex, which is presented in detail in this monograph as a utopian vision of what the city may become in the future.;Several new, previously unpublished, residential projects such as the Aronoff and Lawson/Westen House, are also included.

1993, Academy Editions: Ernst and Sohn, Hardcover
First Edition

Used: Very Good conditon. Some minor wear to DJ. Inside clean and bright.

PLU:
0
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1854901893
ISBN-13:
9781854901897
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Ernst & Sohn

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