Richard Meier is an American theoretical craftsman and planner who is well-prestigious for his theoretical mathematical plans and hefty utilization of white tone in his works. His own planned white sculptural pieces started another dialect of plans during the 1980s. Known for his famous structures, Meier is additionally a beneficiary of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1984.
He has planned a few popular structures like the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, the Getty Center in Los Angeles, and San Jose City Hall. One of his prior works that got basic approval as the “Smith House” in Darien, Connecticut.
|Celebrated Name||Richard Meier|
|Birth Name||Richard Meier|
|Birth Nation||United States|
|Place Of Birth||Newark, New Jersey,|
|High School||Columbia High School|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Architecture degree|
|Marital Status||Married and Divorced|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Children||Ana Meier and Joseph Meier.|
|Height||5ft 8 inches(1.73m)|
|Source of Wealth||Abstract artist and architect career.|
Well known for his structural works and dynamic mathematical plans.
Richard Meier was born on October 12, 1934, in Newark, New Jersey, United States. His original name is Richard Meier. His ethnicity is American. Meier has a place with the White nationality while Libra is his zodiac sign.
Richard Meier was born to a Jewish family as the most established of three children of Carolyn Kaltenbacher(mother) and Jerome Meier(father). His dad, Jerome was a discount wine and alcohol sales rep while his mom, Carolyn was a homemaker.
He experienced childhood in close by Maplewood, where he went to Columbia High School. After his secondary school graduation, he joined Cornell University in this way graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1957.
Upon his graduation, Meier proceeded to head out to Israel, Greece, Germany, France, Denmark, Finland, and Italy, among different spots, to visit with engineers around the world. In addition, Architect and scholar Peter Eisenman is his second cousin who is likewise an individual from the “New York Five”, a gathering of five designers of New York City which incorporates Meier too.
Richard Meier began his vocation at first working for Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill momentarily in 1959.
He then, at that point worked for Marcel Breuer for a very long time, ultimately beginning his own office, “Richard Meier and Partners” in 1963.
He additionally began instructing at “Cooper Union”, which he proceeded till 1973.
His previous works that got him basic recognition and critical consideration are the “Smith House”(1965–67) in Darien, Connecticut and “Douglas House” in Harbor Springs, Michigan(1971-73).
In 1972, he was recognized as one of “The New York Five”, a gathering of pioneer planners: Meier, Peter Eisenman, Michael Graves, Charles Gwathmey, and John Hejduk.
He further acquired huge acknowledgment for his plans of different homes, alongside “The Atheneum” in New Harmony, Indiana(1979) and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia(1983).
Planning “Getty Center”, an enormous exhibition hall complex in Los Angeles, he proceeded to arrive at the biggest tallness.
Today his organization, “Richard Meier and Partners” is an eminent brand and has workplaces in New York and Los Angeles, with projects going from China and Tel Aviv to Paris and Hamburg.
His work mirrors the impacts of other mainstream modelers and creators particularly Le Corbusier, Mies Van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Luis Barragán.
In 1992, the public authority of France regarded him with “Administrator of Arts and Letters”.
He kept on executing remarkable building plans in the 21st century: “West Village”(2002), “Celebration Church”(2003), “City Tower”(2004-07), “San Jose City Hall”(2004-07), and “Weill Hall”(2008).
In 2014, Meier opened a 15,000-square-foot display space gallery at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City.
His significant works remember High Museum for Atlanta, the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, Meier on Rothschild, and Prospect Park.
He is likewise an individual from the Board of Trustees of a few establishments and associations including ‘Cooper-Hewitt Museum’, the ‘American Academy of Arts and Letters’ and the ‘American Academy’ in Rome.
Gold Medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects and the American Institute of Architects.
Premium Imperiale from the Japan Art Association.
Brilliant Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement.
Richard Meier was hitched to his lone spouse, Katherine Gormley. Gormley is additionally a modeler with whom Meier shared two kids: Ana Meier and Joseph Meier. Be that as it may, the couple got separated later.
Additionally, back in March 2018, Meier was claimed of physically irritating 5 ladies for which Meier reacted by saying that he would withdraw from a half year from his firm.
Likewise on April 6, 2018, an extra four ladies who once worked at Meier’s engineering firm approached with claims against him, in this way declaring that his renunciation was extremely durable.
The truth of the matter is that Meier never surrendered and stays a presence in his office however just his picture and title have been reestablished on the company’s site.
Stella Lee and Alexis Zamlich were two among a few ladies approached with allegations of lewd behavior against Richard Meier in 2018.
Richard Meier has very extraordinary income from his expert profession as a planner and dynamic originator. Having his profession began in the last part of the 1950s, Meier figured out how to progress significantly up becoming one of the eminent planners around the world.
He even had his own office till his super durable abdication in 2018. Besides, his craftsmanships and configuration works have procured him a serious extraordinary fortune assessed to be around $15 million.
Richard Meier is a gorgeous man in his 80s. He stands tall with a stature of 5ft. 8inch while his body weighs around 80kg. He has a reasonable tone with white hair, not many patches all over, and green eyes.