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  • 1. • Richard Meier was born in Newark, New Jersey on October 12, 1934.
  • 2. • Meier earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University in 1957.
  • 3. • In 1965, He designed a house for his parents in Essex Fells, New Jersey, it was one of the earliest Completed projects by Meier.
  • 4. • In 1967, He Complete Smith House in Darien, Connecticut, who later became a Typology that guided the design of Private houses which he designed later.
  • 5. • In 1970, He started the Project of Bronx Developmental Center in The Bronx, New York, it was one of the his earliest large buildings of Alucobond.
  • 6. • In 1973, He designed Douglas House in Harbor Springs, Michigan, it had an interesting view so many newspapers published articles about it.
  • 7. • In 1979 He appeared to work in Museum for the Decorative Arts In Frankfurt, Germany, the project represented a starting point for Richard Meier because it was the first European large project for him.
  • 8. • In 1979, He designed The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • 9. • In 1984, at the age of 49 Meier was awarded the Pritzker Prize which awarded annually by the Hyatt Foundation to honor "a living architect whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture.
  • 10. • In 1984, He designed The Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, it is The largest Meier project At all, It took 13 years to build (1984-1997).
  • 11. • In 1988, Meier was awarded royal institute of British Architects medal
  • 12. • In 1989, He designed Frankfurt Museum of Ethnology in Frankfurt, Germany. Meier described this a project that he regretted to not used its design in most of his buildings.
  • 13. • Nowadays, Richard Meier & Partners Architects has offices in New York and Los Angeles with current projects ranging from China to Paris, and he was awarded more than 80 awards between 1968 and 2010.
  • 14. • Richard Meier Architecture went through many stages of evolution, but eventually it settles in the pattern which has the following features:1. in terms of Form:2. in terms of Colors:3. in terms of Materials:4. in terms of Lighting:
  • 15. InternationalCenter forPossibilityThinking,GardenGrove,California
  • 16. ShenzhenHousesmShenzhen,China
  • 17. Tianjin Villa,Tianjin,China
  • 18. BurdaMuseum,Baden-Baden,Germany
  • 19. InternationalCenter forPossibilityThinking,GardenGrove,California
  • 20. BurdaMuseum,Baden-Baden,Germany
  • 21. Bayer AGHeadquarters,Leverkusen,Germany
  • 22. BarcelonaMuseum ofContemporaryArt,Barcelona,Spain
  • 23. Avery FisherHallCompetition,LincolnCenter, NewYork,USA
  • 24. Daimler-BenzResearchCenter, Ulm,Germany
  • 25. Daimler-BenzResearchCenter, Ulm,Germany
  • 26. Daimler-BenzResearchCenter, Ulm,Germany
  • 27. BurdaMuseum,Baden-Baden,Germany
  • 28. Daimler-BenzResearchCenter, Ulm,Germany
  • 29. KojaianApartmentNew York,USA
  • 30. SiemensHeadquartersBuilding,Munich,Germany