Born and raised in Los Angeles, Eric Owen Moss holds masters degrees in architecture from both the University of California Berkeley, College of Environmental Design and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. As founder of the Eric Owen Moss Architects firm, one of Moss’ most prominent on-going projects is the urban revitalization project in Culver City, California—working to transform an abandoned industrial neighborhood into a campus for creative minded companies. In addition to his work at the firm, he has held teaching positions at major universities including Harvard, Yale, Columbia, University of Applied Arts in Vienna and the Royal Academy in Copenhagen. Moss has also been honored with the Academy Award in Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1999. He received the AIA/LA Gold Medal in 2001 and was featured as a “Game Changer” in Metropolis Magazine and inducted into the National Academy.