Richard Meier received his architectural training at Cornell University and established his own office in New York City in 1963. Since that time his international practice has encompassed major civic commissions such as courthouses and city halls in the United States and Europe, museums, corporate headquarters and private residences all over the world.
Mr. Meier has received the highest honors in the field including the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the Gold Medal from both the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects as well as the Praemium Imperiale from the Japan Art Association. In 2009 he was awarded the President’s Medal from the Architectural League of New York. Among his most well-known projects are the acclaimed Getty Center in Los Angeles, the High Museum in Atlanta, the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, the Frankfurt Museum for Decorative Arts, Canal+ Television Headquarters in Paris, the City Hall and Central Library in The Hague and the Jubilee Church in Rome.