Eric Owen Moss. The Umbrella

:   :  : ::: THE FACT
  • The fundamental design intention was to provide an outdoor venue for a small number of muscians who would perform on the balcony for an audience seated below (now an internet HQ).
  •  An outsatnding example of innovative use of material (glass)

:   :  : ::: THE QUOTE
"This is a place with no hierarchy, but of fluid and flexible spaces".
- Eric Owen Moss
 :   :  : ::: THE CRITIC
Lacking a precise definition and function, it is to be judged mainly for its formal values. It is architecture for the sake of the image; a design of a symbol with a strong identity, using an artistic approach rather than a functional one.


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