Eric Owen Moss is
principal and lead designer at Eric Owen Moss Architects (EOMA). He received a Bachelor of Arts from the UCLA in 1965, a Masters of Architecture from the UC Berkeley, College of Environmental Design in 1968, and a second Masters of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1972.
Moss has held teaching positions at major universities around the world including Harvard, Yale, Columbia, University of Applied Arts in Vienna, and the Royal Academy in Copenhagen. He has also been a longtime professor at SCI-Arc, and has served as the school’s Director since 2003.
EOMA has been the recipient of over 100 local, national, and international design awards. Moss is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architecture and was honored with the AIA/LA Gold Medal in 2001, and as the AIA/LA Educator of the Year in 2006. He received the Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1999. In 2007 he was honored with the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize, and in 2011 he was awarded the Jencks Award by 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 Moss was awarded a P/A Award for the Albuquerque Rail Yards Master Plan, featured as a “Game Changer” by Metropolis Magazine, and inducted into the National Academy.