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Richard Meier was born in Newark, New Jersey on
October 12, 1934.
Meier earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell
University in 1957.
In 1965, He designed a house for his parents in
Essex Fells, New Jersey, it
was one of the earliest
Completed projects by
In 1967, He Complete Smith House in Darien, Connecticut, who later became a Typology that guided
the design of Private houses which he designed later.
In 1970, He started the Project of Bronx Developmental Center in The Bronx, New York, it
was one of the his earliest large buildings of
In 1973, He designed Douglas House in Harbor Springs, Michigan, it had an interesting view so many
newspapers published articles about it.
In 1979 He appeared to work in Museum for the Decorative Arts In Frankfurt, Germany, the project
represented a starting point for Richard Meier because it
was the first European large project for him.
In 1979, He designed The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia.
In 1984, at the age of 49 Meier was awarded the Pritzker Prize
which awarded annually by the
Hyatt Foundation to honor "a
living architect whose built
work demonstrates a combination of
those qualities of talent, vision and
commitment, which has produced
consistent and significant contributions
to humanity and the built environment
through the art of architecture.
In 1984, He designed The Getty Center in
California, it is The
largest Meier project
At all, It took 13 years
to build (1984-1997).
In 1988, Meier was awarded royal institute of British Architects medal
In 1989, He designed Frankfurt Museum of
Ethnology in Frankfurt,
Germany. Meier described
this a project that he
regretted to not used its
design in most of his
Nowadays, Richard Meier & Partners Architects has
offices in New York and
Los Angeles with current
projects ranging from
China to Paris, and he was
awarded more than 80
awards between 1968 and
Richard Meier Architecture went through many stages of
evolution, but eventually it
settles in the pattern which has
the following features:
1. in terms of Form:
2. in terms of Colors:
3. in terms of Materials:
4. in terms of Lighting: