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awards: 1984 Pritzker Prize, Pritzker Prize

Richard Meier (born October 12, 1934) is an American architect, whose rationalist buildings make prominent use of the color white. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University in 1957, worked for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill briefly in 1959, and then for Marcel Breuer for three years, prior to starting his own practice in New York in 1963. Identified as one of The New York Five in 1972, his commission of the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California catapulted his popularity into the mainstream. Richard Meier & Partners Architects has offices in New York and Los Angeles with current projects ranging from China and Tel Aviv to Paris and Hamburg.

Richard Meier’s List of recommended / signifcant architecture:

  • Church of the Light, Osaka, Japan by Tadao Ando
  • Neue Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany by James Stirling
  • Saint-Pierre, Firminy, France by Le Corbusier
  • Jubilee Church, Rome by Richard Meier
  • Getty Center, Los Angeles by Richard Meier
  • Holocaust Memorial, Berlin by Peter Eisenman
All sites for Richard Meier:

Getty Center

Getty Center

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Location: Los Angeles, USA
Architect/Designer: Richard Meier

The Hague City Hall & Central Library

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Location: The Hague, Netherlands
Architect/Designers: Richard Meier

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MACBA

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Location: Barcelona, Spain
Architect/Designers: Richard Meier