Richard Meier

1934 - Today

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Richard Meier (born October 12, 1934) is an American abstract artist and architect, whose geometric designs make prominent use of the color white. A winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1984, Meier has designed several iconic buildings including the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, and San Jose City Hall. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Meier has received more than 575,488 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Richard Meier is the 54th most popular architect (down from 48th in 2019), the 616th most popular biography from United States (down from 574th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular American Architect.

Richard Meier is most famous for his minimalist architectural style. He is best known for his public buildings, including the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Jubilee Church in Rome.

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Over the past year Richard Meier has had the most page views in the with 58,328 views, followed by Spanish (15,412), and German (13,502). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Bashkir (209.17%), Korean (120.44%), and Cantonese (63.49%)


Among architects, Richard Meier ranks 54 out of 518Before him are Arnolfo di Cambio, Jean Nouvel, Jørn Utzon, Christopher Wren, Álvaro Siza Vieira, and Giacomo della Porta. After him are Guarino Guarini, Louis Le Vau, François Mansart, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Jože Plečnik, and Arno Breker.

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Among people born in 1934, Richard Meier ranks 36Before him are Alexei Leonov, Niklaus Wirth, Larisa Latynina, Ronald Wayne, Renata Scotto, and Kurt Hamrin. After him are Roman Herzog, Richard Chamberlain, Bill Bixby, Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler, Alan Arkin, and Otar Iosseliani.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Meier ranks 616 out of 20,380Before him are Milton H. Erickson (1901), Margaret Mead (1901), Val Kilmer (1959), Glenn Miller (1904), Martin Landau (1928), and Melvin Schwartz (1932). After him are Albert Pike (1809), Ruth Benedict (1887), John Irving (1942), Robert Woodrow Wilson (1936), George E. Smith (1930), and Isaac Singer (1811).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Richard Meier ranks 3Before him are Frank Lloyd Wright (1867), and Louis Sullivan (1856). After him are Buckminster Fuller (1895), Robert Venturi (1925), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Philip Johnson (1906), Peter Eisenman (1932), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Charles Eames (1907), Adrian Smith (1944), and Nicholas Negroponte (1943).