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Pterodactyl an inspirational landmark for a Media Agency

Eric Owen Moss

America settentrionale | Culver City

Perched on the roof of a parking garage, Pterodactyl is part of a much broader urban transformation project. The warehouses and depots that once characterized the Hayden Tract industrial district of Culver City are being gradually redesigned and remodelled, changing not only their outer appearance but also their use. Similarly, landscape revamping has reorganized vehicle and pedestrian routes. Tackled in successive stages, the regeneration programme aims to create buildings that dialogue with one another and together form an architecturally cutting-edge quarter focused on creativity and functionality.

The area’s makeover is the work of the Eric Owen Moss Architects practice. The intriguing weave of recognizably older, industrial-shed buildings with the ultra-new has resulted in a new architectural landscape of considerable interest where the different...

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