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Posted by Alison Trost on November 12, 2010 at 10:42 AM.
The new Samitaur Tower in Culver City, Calif., was recognized on October 28 at the AIA Los Angeles Chapter Design Awards Program. Photo: Tom Bonner.
The 72-ft-tall steel Samitaur Tower in Culver City, Calif., was fabricated from standard structural steel sections and features panelized 1/2-in.-thick steel plate walls. It also sports five high-definition rear projection screens directed to specific surrounding areas. Designed by Eric Owen Moss Architects, the tower was a merit award winner in the recent 2010 AIA | LA Design Award competition. The owner is Samitaur Constructs and structural engineering was by Arup, Los Angeles.
For more photos and a commentary on the Samitaur Tower as a structure, visit the architect’s website by clicking here.
To see and read about all of the 2010 AIA | LA Design Award winners, click here.
Eric Owen Moss will speak at the Art Institute of Chicago on November 18. For more information on his presentation and ticket information, click here.