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, and San Jose City Hall. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Meier has received more than 464,810 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Richard Meier is the 53rd most popular architect (up from 57th in 2019), the 595th most popular biography from United States (up from 597th in 2019) and the 4th 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 53 out of 424Before him are Carlo Maderno, Michelozzo, Rem Koolhaas, I. M. Pei, Jules Hardouin-Mansart, and Giacomo della Porta. After him are Kenzō Tange, Isidore of Miletus, Philip Johnson, François Mansart, Richard Rogers, and Álvaro Siza Vieira.

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Among people born in 1934, Richard Meier ranks 28Before him are Vavá, Stjepan Mesić, Richard Chamberlain, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Pierre Richard, and Empress Michiko. After him are Bill Russell, Alan Arkin, Jacques Anquetil, Paco Rabanne, Diana Wynne Jones, and Leonid Kravchuk.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Meier ranks 595 out of 15,968Before him are Carl Barks (1901), Priscilla Presley (1945), Nelson Rockefeller (1908), Prince (1958), Dean Koontz (1945), and Gene Kelly (1912). After him are Talia Shire (1946), John Deere (1804), Margaret Keane (1927), Burt Reynolds (1936), Telly Savalas (1922), and Oprah Winfrey (1954).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Richard Meier ranks 4Before him are Frank Lloyd Wright (1867), Louis Sullivan (1856), and Buckminster Fuller (1895). After him are Philip Johnson (1906), Robert Venturi (1925), Peter Eisenman (1932), Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Charles Eames (1907), Kevin A. Lynch (1918), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), and Cedric Gibbons (1893).