Archinect - News 2014-09-02T10:29:22-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/103933818/richard-meier-s-high-and-mighty-beach-house Richard Meier’s High and Mighty Beach House Alexander Walter 2014-07-11T12:27:00-04:00 >2014-07-16T21:28:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d2/d2a0b929c83bcd187127ce1a6afc26b6.jpg" width="514" height="654" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>But building the $2.25 million steel-and-glass structure he had in mind presented a number of challenges on Fire Island. For starters, they had to dig 10 feet below sea level to bury the wood piles. Then they had to put a steel frame on top that could support 25 tons of glass. Sam Wood, the contractor, had been working on Fire Island for 30 years and had never seen anything like it. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s built like a mini-skyscraper,&rdquo; he said.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/99483978/italian-scientist-luigi-cassar-invents-a-smog-eating-self-cleaning-white-concrete Italian scientist Luigi Cassar invents a "smog-eating" self-cleaning white concrete Richard Meier & Partners 2014-05-09T16:46:00-04:00 >2014-07-16T21:25:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q8/q81fw3zwwiq3ezsz.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A special construction material keeps concrete whiter than white.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The first application was on Richard Meier's Jubilee Church in Rome.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/0v/0v9cuocbm9rgy7dt.JPG"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93513277/winners-of-the-richard-meier-monograph-giveaway Winners of the Richard Meier monograph giveaway Justine Testado 2014-02-14T18:50:00-05:00 >2014-02-14T18:50:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0h/0ht7l0nmwz3wnsah.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>That's a wrap for our <em>Richard Meier Architect: Vol 6</em> giveaway. In case you missed it, Archinectors had a chance to win a beautiful hardcover copy of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/92402548/win-richard-meier-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier's new monograph</a>.</p><p>Out of over 200 entrants, our two winners are:</p><ul><li><strong>Jonathan M</strong>. - Chicago, IL</li><li><strong>Nathan B</strong>. - Seattle, WA</li></ul><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gv/gvkf0g90sehq030z.jpg"></p><p>Authored by the architect himself and designed by graphic artist Massimo Vignelli, the 468-page monograph is a detailed presentation showcasing 30 of Richard Meier's civic, residential, and commercial projects from 2009 to 2013 around the globe. The book also includes a preface by Meier discussing his creative process and an intro essay by architectural historian Kenneth Frampton.</p><p>Congrats to the winners and a big thank you to everyone who participated. Stay tuned for another giveaway coming soon!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92402548/win-richard-meier-s-new-monograph Win Richard Meier's new monograph! Justine Testado 2014-02-05T19:59:00-05:00 >2014-02-05T21:30:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ns/nsxmwntcwqdwhnsq.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Here's another chance to enter an Archinect giveaway! This time we're giving out two beautiful hardcover books of <em>RICHARD MEIER ARCHITECT: Vol. 6</em>, the latest addition to the monograph series from publisher Rizzoli New York.</p><p><strong>To be eligible for this random drawing, <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dDRseXBUM1FPSmYycmM4MWtTdGpoWGc6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">please fill out this survey</a>. Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong><br><br>Keep reading to learn more.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/89/8945gw0dncdbniyb.jpg"><br><br>Authored by the architect himself and designed by graphic artist Massimo Vignelli, the 468-page monograph is a detailed presentation showcasing 30 of Richard Meier's civic, residential, and commercial projects from 2009 to 2013 around the globe.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6l/6lrdaemw8x915vhb.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j0/j0jtyfyi1exwhsl9.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mx/mxcra4bru92wj2tf.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v3/v3450t2kiswaa426.jpg"><br><br>The book also includes a preface by Richard Meier sharing his working methods and creative process, while an introductory essay penned by architectural historian Kenneth Frampton discusses the development and impact of Meier's work.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bh/bhvunv1fvl2g64tr.jpg"><br><br><strong>To be eligible for this random drawing, <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dDRseXBUM1FPSmYycmM4MWtTdGpoWGc6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">please fill out this survey</a>. Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong><br><br><em>Richard Meier Architect: Vol. 6&nbsp;</em> will be...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92451571/updating-an-early-richard-meier-design Updating an Early Richard Meier Design Richard Meier & Partners 2014-01-30T12:24:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T18:17:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/53/539l1vwnoyogghin.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Creating a cohesive connection between a shingle cottage and Richard Meier-designed contemporary house in Mount Kisco was the goal of the current owners, who have owned the property for 25 years</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/92218034/richard-meier-goes-home-to-recall-and-to-work Richard Meier Goes Home, to Recall and to Work Richard Meier & Partners 2014-01-27T11:53:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T18:18:56-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mg/mgkxq1m2u65enj4c.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Richard Meier is returning to his roots with two new developments in New Jersey, where he grew up.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/86054691/three-architects-on-their-earliest-works Three Architects on Their Earliest Works Richard Meier & Partners 2013-11-08T11:11:00-05:00 >2013-11-11T22:11:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4b/4bjzkhijjewkhyyl.jpg" width="514" height="606" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A 28-year-old Richard Meier received his first and by far most modest commission from the artist Saul Lambert back in 1962. &ldquo;Lambert had purchased a very small site on the ocean, on Fire Island,&rdquo; says Meier, &ldquo;and said, &lsquo;We don&rsquo;t have very much money&mdash;actually, we have $9,000 to spend on the construction of this house. Could you design something for us?&rsquo; &rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/84207500/goldman-richard-meier-boost-149-million-newark-project Goldman, Richard Meier Boost $149 Million Newark Project Richard Meier & Partners 2013-10-15T10:53:00-04:00 >2013-10-21T19:53:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f5/f5p9rcg5n66h31ig.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Meier supplied the project&rsquo;s master plan, doing without the sculptural gymnastics he&rsquo;s known for -- at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles and elsewhere -- to keep costs down. The firm designed a clean-lined four-story box, one of the first two buildings that have opened for the present school term. Rough and smooth brick patterns echo a mix of clear and translucent glass to make a surface composition as rich as a Mondrian painting.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/83126230/phase-one-of-richard-meier-s-teacher-s-village-opens-in-newark Phase One of Richard Meier's Teacher's Village Opens in Newark Richard Meier & Partners 2013-10-01T09:55:00-04:00 >2013-10-07T21:20:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sr/srkd0zn5ze3ajegq.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Balancing Meier&rsquo;s familiar white metal panels with a rich, iron spot brick, the architects were careful to break down the massing of the contemporary buildings, not exceeding a height of 60 feet in front, in keeping with the Newark Living Downtown Plan.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/80053803/newsmaker-richard-meier Newsmaker: Richard Meier Richard Meier & Partners 2013-08-22T13:26:00-04:00 >2013-08-26T19:45:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ec/ectz63j013b9t2bg.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>You learn with experience the things that are not worth doing. Most architects think, no matter what, they can make something out of any commission. For example, I don&rsquo;t do prisons or hospitals, or restoration work. I do know, by now, who I am. And by now at least clients come to us with their eyes open. They don&rsquo;t expect something we don&rsquo;t do.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/66441276/richard-meier-s-practice-at-50 Richard Meier's Practice at 50 Richard Meier & Partners 2013-01-28T18:10:00-05:00 >2013-01-31T15:02:13-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4p/4pt7lhub1q6rontq.jpg" width="514" height="398" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Sometimes if you do a competition, you know you&rsquo;re taking a risk of it not happening. Many of them that we&rsquo;ve done remain unbuilt for us, and unbuilt for anyone. We always look at competitions very carefully to try and determine whether it&rsquo;s just emotion on the part of the sponsors or it's something real."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/65516629/editor-s-picks-298 Editor's Picks #298 Nam Henderson 2013-01-15T11:43:00-05:00 >2013-01-15T23:56:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4a/4apq2s2jm009i6cf.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 14-year battle over the fate of the modern structure at the heart of Gettysburg National Military Park is over, as the National Park Service will begin demolishing the Richard Neutra designed Cyclorama building as soon as February. A disappointed Donna Sink argued "How can destroying what is truly a unique piece of art while allowing KFC to be visible from the battleground furthering our appreciation of the tragedy of this battle?"</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>News</strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/65286186/cyclorama-building-at-gettysburg-will-be-demolished" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><br> Amy Worden explained that the 14-year battle over the fate of the modern structure at the heart of Gettysburg National Military Park is over, as the National Park Service will begin demolishing the Richard Neutra designed Cyclorama building as soon as February</a>.</p> <p> A disappointed <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1906872/donna-sink" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donna Sink</a> argued "<em>I've said this elsewhere but I want to say it here too: Detractors claim that this building is insensitive because it was built on the actual battlefield where soldiers died.&nbsp; I can't disagree completely with that sentiment...How can destroying what is truly a unique piece of art while allowing KFC to be visible from the battleground furthering our appreciation of the tragedy of this battle?</em>".&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u3/u35j2sgu3nr27s5n.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Bustler.net reported <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/65163142/nice-architects-wins-bratislava-s-parkhill-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the young Slovak firm, Nice Architects, has won the first prize in the architectural/urban design competition "Parkhill" aiming to transform the area of a former open air amphitheater in Bratislava, Slovakia</a>. Nice Architects' winning entry is a collaboration ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61508791/in-san-francisco-life-without-starchitects In San Francisco, Life Without ‘Starchitects’ Richard Meier & Partners 2012-11-16T13:35:00-05:00 >2012-11-21T13:17:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gi/gi8vj54nhv04502z.jpg" width="514" height="345" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Developers in San Francisco are loath to take architectural risks because the city&rsquo;s approval process for new development is long and rigorous, perhaps the most onerous in the country, architects say. It&rsquo;s hard to fault their caution when you consider how small San Francisco really is &mdash; 47 square miles (Manhattan alone is 23 square miles) &mdash; with much of the area consumed by neighborhoods zoned for single-family homes.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/60969301/richard-meier-in-film-by-johnnie-shand-kydd Richard Meier in Film by Johnnie Shand Kydd Richard Meier & Partners 2012-11-08T12:01:00-05:00 >2012-11-12T09:21:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ve/vedfxb2t70uum1y9.jpg" width="514" height="296" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Illustrious modernist Richard Meier and multi-disciplinary creator Massimo Vignelli reflect on their respective crafts, city life, and enduring friendship in this mesmeric film by Johnnie Shand Kydd.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/60765257/richard-meier-s-leave-it-alone-renovation Richard Meier's Leave-It-Alone Renovation Richard Meier & Partners 2012-11-05T11:51:00-05:00 >2012-11-12T09:22:46-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4m/4mgvwazzre7q8ub6.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Richard Meier is managing partner of New York's Richard Meier &amp; Partners Architects. His residential designs, starting with the Smith House in Darien Conn., in 1967, are known for their white surfaces, floor-to-ceiling windows and views of the landscape. He recently spoke to Marc Myers about his East Hampton farmhouse.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/60108311/american-architects-explain-their-appeal-overseas American architects explain their appeal overseas Archinect 2012-10-26T15:18:00-04:00 >2012-10-27T20:51:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9c/9cb94ec7a41596a3bee03424fa68bddf.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;Why do they come to us? Because of 15 Central Park West,&rdquo; Mr. Stern, 73, said earlier this month from his office on the West Side of Manhattan. The Chinese &ldquo;don&rsquo;t want to go home at night to their three-bedroom shelf on the 44th floor,&rdquo; he added. &ldquo;They want to live in a place. That&rsquo;s what we do: we&rsquo;re place-makers.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> &ldquo;You used to look out that window and somewhere you would see a crane,&rdquo; [Richard Meier] said a few days ago. &ldquo;You go around New York City today and you don&rsquo;t see that many cranes. It is just not happening at this moment.&rdquo;</p> <p> &ldquo;Obviously,&rdquo; he added, &ldquo;if the economy in this country stays the way it&rsquo;s been, we are happy to be working all over the world. I wish we had a project in New York City, but we don&rsquo;t.&rdquo;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/58890925/meier-goes-back-to-german-roots Meier goes back to German roots Richard Meier & Partners 2012-10-08T15:16:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T19:56:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/82/8212ye4hstlarzfz.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"I was very fortunate because the first building in Germany was the Museum for Applied Art, which was a competition that I won. After that I was invited to do other competitions. There's an appreciation for architecture in Germany that doesn't exist in many other places."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/58143334/cuomo-seeks-artist-s-touch-in-replacing-tappan-zee-bridge Cuomo Seeks Artist’s Touch in Replacing Tappan Zee Bridge Richard Meier & Partners 2012-09-27T13:31:00-04:00 >2012-09-28T11:21:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h8/h8ni4s7zwtco5bbx.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In a telephone interview, Mr. Meier said he was &ldquo;open minded&rdquo; about the aesthetic of the new crossing, and said that he hoped the final product would be &ldquo;something people think of in a positive manner.&rdquo; &ldquo;When you think of the great bridges in New York City, you think of the Brooklyn Bridge, right?&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;From any point of view, it&rsquo;s a beautiful bridge, and one would hope that what happens here is of that quality.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> Architect Richard Meier, Jeff Koons, and the Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas P. Campbell are some of the six experts whom New York State Governor Cuomo has named to review the design elements of the three bids the state received for the Tappan Zee bridge project.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/49631854/a-150m-richard-meier-designed-village-for-teachers-in-newark A $150M, Richard Meier-Designed Village For Teachers? In Newark?! Richard Meier & Partners 2012-05-30T13:24:00-04:00 >2012-05-30T13:46:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8l/8lir355s6dwyp1rf.jpg" width="514" height="439" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;It was not typically a type of project we normally do,&rdquo; says Dukho Yeon, the firm&rsquo;s associate partner-in-charge on Teachers Village. &ldquo;This was part of basically everybody including the investors giving back to the city of Newark.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/47857856/work-wear-office-style-at-richard-meier-partners-architects Work Wear: Office Style at Richard Meier & Partners Architects Richard Meier & Partners 2012-05-09T12:59:00-04:00 >2012-09-08T11:45:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q1/q1nnjsvp6c2wv1gm.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Style among the office's 60 employees tends to favor clean lines and a neutral palette. "The rumor is that you have to wear a white top with black&mdash;commonly what Richard himself wears," said Alison Macbeth, a junior designer at the firm. "But it's not that way."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/47174398/richard-meier-in-rio-modernism-meets-tropicalia-in-the-architect-s-south-american-debut Richard Meier in Rio: Modernism Meets Tropicalia in the Architect's South American Debut Richard Meier & Partners 2012-05-03T14:21:00-04:00 >2012-05-03T14:22:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yj/yjne6wbqrmhecxjm.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After spending last year traipsing below the border to break ground on his first few projects in Mexico, Richard Meier is heading below the equator to start his first South American project: a light, modernist office building in the beach-lined metropolis and future Olympic host city Rio de Janeiro.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/46347047/richard-meier-partners-tower-planned-in-san-francisco Richard Meier & Partners tower planned in San Francisco Richard Meier & Partners 2012-04-26T10:22:00-04:00 >2012-05-03T10:02:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a5/a5o2g7edpc9483og.jpg" width="514" height="426" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The proposal would replace a parking lot and a low building near the northwest corner of Market and Van Ness with a 34-story, 400-foot residential tower designed by New York's Richard Meier &amp; Partners.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/46153346/zaha-hadid-for-park-avenue-she-and-10-starchitects-compete-to-design-a-750-million-skyscraper Zaha Hadid for Park Avenue? She and 10 Starchitects Compete to Design a $750-Million Skyscraper Archinect 2012-04-24T18:12:00-04:00 >2012-05-03T09:15:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/35/35a688a65d78a282ca9a5cf29d09a99d.jpg" width="514" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The site of 425 Park Avenue now awaits its fate as a star-studded line-up of prospective architects compete for the chance to helm the $750 million project. L&amp;L Holding Co. has tapped Jean Nouvel, Herzog &amp; de Meuron, Foster &amp; Partners, Zaha Hadid, Rem Koolhaas, Richard Meier, Renzo Piano and others with high hopes to create a "bespoke skyscraper that will both complement Park Avenue's existing architectural treasures and make its own indelible mark in the world's most timeless office corridor"..</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/46041373/richard-meier-receives-the-2012-ellis-island-family-heritage-award Richard Meier receives the 2012 Ellis Island Family Heritage Award Richard Meier & Partners 2012-04-23T19:45:00-04:00 >2012-04-23T19:45:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6y/6y3xx6a6phbjwrlc.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On Thursday, Briganti&rsquo;s group honored two well-known Americans whose grandparents once waited on line in Ellis&rsquo; main building &mdash; former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa and New York architect Richard Meier Read more: <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ellis-island-building-turned-a-museum-immigration-article-1.1064757#ixzz1suJate93" target="_blank">http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ellis-island-building-turned-a-museum-immigration-article-1.1064757#ixzz1suJate93</a></p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/37249839/a-raw-space-explores-the-architecture-of-marriage 'A Raw Space' explores the architecture of marriage Archinect 2012-02-07T13:44:00-05:00 >2012-02-07T14:46:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vm/vm3ir2r9idq24n1y.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Baker is an architect who has just purchased one of [Richard] Meier&rsquo;s raw space apartments with his wife and is supposed to be using his design skills to turn it into a home. But he is suffering through an artistic slump, a malaise his wife hopes to remedy by forcing him into a competition with a younger, up-and-coming architect, whose wife was once her best friend. Through constantly shifting perspectives, the private design competition provides a funny, insightful look at love and ambition...</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>A Raw Space</em> is a play by Jon Marans, currently running at the Bristol Riverside theater in Philadelphia. The play is set inside of one of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/67889/wanna-live-in-a-meier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier's Perry Street luxury apartments</a>, while the tenants, two high powered architecture couples, tangle during a design competition.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/67889/wanna-live-in-a-meier Wanna Live in a Meier? Paul Petrunia 2007-11-21T13:05:00-05:00 >2012-02-07T13:58:11-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bm/bmpl3b6rbhgbmhl1.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Sun Microsystems co-founder Bill Joy has never lived in the 176 Perry Street triplex he bought for $17.57 million five years ago, but it still may go down as the best home he ever owned. That's because Joy is looking to get a whopping $40 million for the 11,000-square-foot slab of Richard Meier minimalism, a nice profit even after hiring Meier to also design the interior.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Curbed shows us what $40mil will get you in NYC's Meier-designed Perry tower.</p>