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MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY
The Barcelona Museum of
Contemporary Art was designed by
Richard Meier & Partners (1987-1995).
The building’s architectural style has
references to Modernism. This large
(120 by 35 meters) white building and
have a wall of glazed providing the
visitor views across the plaza, and
allowing natural light into the inside. It
includes a La Central library, specialized
in art books and publications. The
museum opened to the public on 28
Another contemporary art museum,
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de
Barcelona (CCCB), is next to MACBA
Richard Meier was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1934.
Richard Meier graduated from Cornell University in 1957.
He worked with a series of architects, including Skidmore,
Owings, and Merrill and Marcel Breuer.
1984: Pritzker Architecture Prize
1989: Royal Gold Medal from the Royal
Institute of British Architects
1997: American Institute of Architects Gold
Numerous national AIA Honor Awards and
New York AIA Design Awards
High Museum of Art Museum of Television and Radio New Harmony Atheneum
Dio Padre Misericordioso
Getty Center Museum fur Kunsthandwerk
aka Jubilee Church
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