Richard Meier
Richard Meier
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Richard Meier (1934-Present), was born in Newark, New Jersey, USA and attended Cornell University. After graduation Meier would work for Skidmore, Owing & Merrill and Marcel Breuer before starting his own firm in New York City, NY in 1963. His firm would join the "New York Five" (Peter Eisenman, Michael Graves, Charles Gwathmey, John Hejduk and Richard Meier) in 1972 due to its early-20th century ideals and reflection of the infamous Le Corbusier and Mies van der Rohe. Meier seperates himself through his unique rationalist architecture and his use of the color white. Meier has won many awards around the globe including the 1984 Pritzker Prize, the 1997 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Gold Medal, and the Royal Gold Medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects. Some his most famous works presently are the Getty Center, the Atheneum, and the High Museum of Art.