Richard Meier

Richard Meier received his architectural training at Cornell University and established his own office in New York in 1963. Since that time his international practice has encompassed major civic commisions such as courthouses and city halls in the United States and Europe; museums, corporate headquarters and housing and private residences all over the world.

Mr. Meier has received the highest honours in the field including the Pritzker Prize for Acrhitecture, the Gold Medal from both the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects as well as the Premium Imperiale from the Japan Art Association. Among his most well-know projects are the acclaimed Getty Center in Los Angeles; the High Museum in Atlanta; the arcelone Museum of Contemporary Art, the Frankfurt Museum for Decorative Arts; Canal+ Television Headquarters in Paris; the City Hall and Central Library in the Hague, the Jubilee Church in Rome, Italy. Recent and current work includes the City Hall in San Jose, The Cornell University Life Sciences and Technology Building, the Museum of the Ara Pacis in Rome, the Perry Street and Charles Street Apartments in New York City and the Burda Collection Museum in Baden-Baden, Germany.