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Richard Meier

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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 510,564 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Meier is the 49th most popular architect (up from 53rd in 2019), the 574th most popular biography from United States (up from 595th 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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Among architects, Richard Meier ranks 49 out of 424Before him are Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Rem Koolhaas, Christopher Wren, François Mansart, Arne Jacobsen, and Richard Rogers. After him are Michelozzo, Carlo Maderno, Kenzō Tange, Isidore of Miletus, Álvaro Siza Vieira, and Jules Hardouin-Mansart.

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Among people born in 1934, Richard Meier ranks 30Before him are Manuel Noriega, Stjepan Mesić, Richard Chamberlain, Ronald Wayne, Pierre Richard, and Paco Rabanne. After him are Georges Moustaki, Larisa Latynina, Abimael Guzmán, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Roman Herzog, and Tarcisio Bertone.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Meier ranks 574 out of 18,182Before him are Gwen Stefani (1969), William P. Murphy (1892), Henry Mancini (1924), Walter Matthau (1920), Machine Gun Kelly (1895), and D. B. Cooper (1931). After him are William Holden (1918), Robert Kardashian (1944), Reese Witherspoon (1976), Mark Zuckerberg (1984), Gilbert N. Lewis (1875), and John Deere (1804).

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 Philip Johnson (1906), Buckminster Fuller (1895), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Robert Venturi (1925), Peter Eisenman (1932), Charles Eames (1907), Kevin A. Lynch (1918), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), and Adrian Smith (1944).