Archinect - News 2017-10-22T20:42:54-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150030297/richard-meier-partners-completes-their-first-bridge-project-the-new-cittadella-bridge Richard Meier & Partners completes their first bridge project, the new Cittadella Bridge Justine Testado 2017-09-26T19:09:00-04:00 >2017-09-27T06:49:53-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uw/uwbn3mui0ucse4i0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uw/uwbn3mui0ucse4i0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uw/uwbn3mui0ucse4i0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uw/uwbn3mui0ucse4i0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Over 20 years after being commissioned, <a href="https://archinect.com/richardmeierpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier &amp; Partners</a> finally completed the new Cittadella Bridge in Alessandria, Italy. As the practice's first bridge (which they worked on with <a href="http://www.dantebeniniarchitects.com/home.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dante O. Benini &amp; Partners Architects</a>),&nbsp;the 185-meter-long structure reconnects the city with an 18th-century citadel across the Tanaro River, and replaces the original Napoleonic-era Cittadella Bridge.&nbsp;</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x7/x79w04urnmignlau.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x7/x79w04urnmignlau.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo &copy; Hufton+Crow.</figcaption></figure><p>Following the floods of Alessandria in 1994, the water level rose high enough to cover the roadway and the piers of the original bridge. The new bridge is 32.5 meters tall and stands well above the flood plain, restoring the natural flow of the river. With a surface area of about 4,150 m2, the new bridge is made of white precast concrete, painted steel, aluminum, and ipe hardwood. It was also designed with separate parallel routes for vehicles and pedestrians.<br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vo/voryvsg9iasnd0ka.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vo/voryvsg9iasnd0ka.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo &copy; Hufton+Crow.</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bc/bc06ipzi3fptmyz2.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bc/bc06ipzi3fptmyz2.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo &copy; Hufton+Crow..</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/u6/u6pq21jzke46bhqh.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/u6/u6pq21jzke46bhqh.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo &copy; Hufton+Crow.</figcaption></figure><figure><p>&ldquo;I am extremely pleased to have completed this new modern...</p></figure> https://archinect.com/news/article/150027757/new-rothschild-tower-by-richard-meier-partners-completes-in-tel-aviv-s-white-city New Rothschild Tower by Richard Meier & Partners Completes in Tel Aviv's White City Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-09-11T14:10:00-04:00 >2017-09-11T15:54:33-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/9322/tel-aviv" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tel Aviv</a> has the largest concentration of buildings in the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/9399/bauhaus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bauhaus</a>/International Style of any city in the world. With a collection of over 4,000 buildings covering almost one and a half square miles, the White City, as it is called, was largely created in the 1930s by a group of 200 German Jewish architects fleeing Nazi Germany who were heavily influenced by Bauhaus principles as well as modernists like <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/8829/le-corbusier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Le Corbusier</a> and Erich Mendelsohn. &nbsp;</p> <figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r8/r8ff5p9jrty4v2fu.jpeg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r8/r8ff5p9jrty4v2fu.jpeg?w=514"></a><figcaption>Photo Credit: Roland Halbe.</figcaption></figure></figure><figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qs/qsft3phi29eo38oc.jpeg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qs/qsft3phi29eo38oc.jpeg?w=514"></a><figcaption>Photo Credit: Roland Halbe.</figcaption></figure></figure><p>Drawing on this rich architectural history, <a href="https://archinect.com/richardmeierpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier &amp; Partners</a> have just completed a new residential tower that draws inspiration from the Bauhaus design principles of its neighbors in the heart of the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/619246/world-heritage-site" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UNESCO World Heritage Site</a>. Meier commented on the surroundings saying "the great thing about the site is that it's related to the whole city; it's related to all of the wonderful buildings of the 1930s and to the historic buildings of Rothschild Boulevard. It makes me very happy to be in s...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150020549/the-nyt-takes-a-tour-of-richard-meier-s-summer-house-in-the-hamptons The NYT takes a tour of Richard Meier’s summer house in the Hamptons Richard Meier & Partners 2017-08-01T16:34:00-04:00 >2017-08-02T21:32:04-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5m/5m07aa2jg4w4z9cz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5m/5m07aa2jg4w4z9cz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5m/5m07aa2jg4w4z9cz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5m/5m07aa2jg4w4z9cz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The man known for his modern, white, geometrically intricate buildings spends his summers in a simple, cedar-shingled farmhouse built in 1907 that he bought from the family of the original owners in 1984. On a July afternoon, Mr. Meier was in his study there, painting watercolors.</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> https://archinect.com/news/article/150014148/initiated-by-donald-trump-the-far-west-side-of-manhattan-development-is-almost-finished Initiated by Donald Trump, the Far West Side of Manhattan Development is Almost Finished Nicholas Korody 2017-06-23T12:33:00-04:00 >2017-06-28T11:58:29-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fx/fxgdjr9cu7p6fzqw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fx/fxgdjr9cu7p6fzqw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fx/fxgdjr9cu7p6fzqw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fx/fxgdjr9cu7p6fzqw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The effort to convert the old Penn Central rail yard on the Far West Side of Manhattan into high-rises has bumped along since being proposed in the mid-1970s by a developer named Donald J. Trump. What was proposed for the area often rankled neighbors, who found the buildings to be too tall, too close together and too pricey. But, after welcoming its first residents in the late 1990s, the controversial mega-project is entering its homestretch.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The site includes buildings by architects like Richard Meier and the soon-too-be-completed Three Waterline Square by Rafael Vi&ntilde;oly.</p> <p>While Donald Trump is no longer the landlord, his name still appears on fa&ccedil;ades.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150013734/inside-richard-meier-s-white-walled-world Inside Richard Meier’s White-Walled World Richard Meier & Partners 2017-06-21T11:51:00-04:00 >2017-06-21T11:52:22-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ld/ldh9nu2g9i73cxvg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ld/ldh9nu2g9i73cxvg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ld/ldh9nu2g9i73cxvg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ld/ldh9nu2g9i73cxvg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The American architect &ndash; part of the New York Five and one of the city&rsquo;s most iconic modernists &ndash; talks to Port about his body of work and branching out from his beloved colour white</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> https://archinect.com/news/article/150000027/the-new-richard-meier-light-collection-captures-elements-of-the-architect-s-iconic-buildings The new Richard Meier Light collection captures elements of the architect's iconic buildings Justine Testado 2017-03-28T20:33:00-04:00 >2017-03-29T14:01:04-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rj/rj1bc5dqls1jlaah.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rj/rj1bc5dqls1jlaah.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rj/rj1bc5dqls1jlaah.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rj/rj1bc5dqls1jlaah.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>It was only a matter of time until&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/richardmeierpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier</a>&nbsp;would come out with a&nbsp;lighting collection. Earlier this month, the architect launched a series of stylish indoor lighting fixtures simply named Richard Meier Light at the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ralphpucci.net/lighting/richard-Meier/collection" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ralph Pucci</a> New York showroom. Industrial designer Ana Meier, who is Richard's daughter, developed the collection with her father and <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/42218351/l-observatoire-international" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">L'Observatoire International</a> founder&nbsp;Herv&eacute; Descottes. &ldquo;They&rsquo;re Ana&rsquo;s &mdash; she did the drawings. My role was to comment when asked,&rdquo; Meier said in&nbsp;<a href="http://www.architecturalrecord.com/articles/12450-richard-meier-light-launches" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the Architectural Record</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/k3/k3esgz6s3kxge17k.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hl/hlvhsgh2lkxg8gsf.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;I was moved to take recurring themes and forms in Richard&rsquo;s work, and translate them into sculptural objects that are interacted with everyday,&rdquo; Ana Meier said in a statement about the 12-piece collection, which includes&nbsp;sconces, floor and table lamps, and hanging&nbsp;pendants &mdash; all in white, of course.&nbsp;WonderGlass also manufactured some of the pieces.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/77/77pd787nu1bhkgv6.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wc/wcl9tmp6y8rxwlor.jpg"></p><p>Some lights depict simple geometric forms while others resemble Richard Meier's buildings like the Barcelona Museum of Cont...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149977112/a-richard-meier-building-in-black A Richard Meier Building. In Black. Richard Meier & Partners 2016-11-07T00:18:00-05:00 >2016-11-09T00:09:33-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3x/3xl348p7wey3a7m0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3x/3xl348p7wey3a7m0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3x/3xl348p7wey3a7m0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3x/3xl348p7wey3a7m0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Designed by the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier, the 556-unit building, 685 First Avenue, is going up just south of the United Nations headquarters on the westernmost lot of the long-dormant site, which stretches along the Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive from 35th Street to 41st Street. It will be the first building that Mr. Meier, known for his Modernist style and white aesthetic, has designed in black.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/az/azbt20x544nsuw3z.jpg"><br>Black glass curtainwall&nbsp;- bloomimages</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/147814170/richard-meier-on-the-buildings-he-wishes-he-d-designed Richard Meier on the Buildings He Wishes He’d Designed Richard Meier & Partners 2016-02-10T14:57:00-05:00 >2016-02-12T09:52:33-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l1/l13aztizi386jina.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l1/l13aztizi386jina.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l1/l13aztizi386jina.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l1/l13aztizi386jina.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Until recently, though, Mr. Meier had never broken ground in South Korea. He checked that off his list with the newly opened Seamarq Hotel, a towering white complex overlooking the East Sea in the city of Gang-neung. &ldquo;Our client chose a really magnificent site,&rdquo; Mr. Meier said from his New York office.</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> https://archinect.com/news/article/146650375/the-future-of-new-york-s-skyline The Future of New York’s Skyline Richard Meier & Partners 2016-01-26T11:44:00-05:00 >2016-02-10T23:07:44-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w9/w9bt2ibsswmkqsub.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w9/w9bt2ibsswmkqsub.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w9/w9bt2ibsswmkqsub.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w9/w9bt2ibsswmkqsub.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The biggest names impacting New York&rsquo;s skyline come together to discuss the projects that now epitomize the city, the ever-evolving real estate market and what&rsquo;s next for New York&rsquo;s neighborhoods.</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> https://archinect.com/news/article/139598282/process-and-vision-showcases-the-work-of-richard-meier-at-the-chicago-architecture-biennial "Process and Vision" showcases the work of Richard Meier at the Chicago Architecture Biennial Richard Meier & Partners 2015-10-23T12:58:00-04:00 >2015-11-04T22:19:38-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/nu/nuw4dmvicmylwccy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/nu/nuw4dmvicmylwccy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/nu/nuw4dmvicmylwccy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/nu/nuw4dmvicmylwccy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>In keeping with the Chicago Architecture Biennial theme &ldquo;The State of the Art of Architecture&rdquo;, Richard Meier&rsquo;s architectural projects, exhibited at the MANA Contemporary, underscore the consistency of a language pursued over many years of intense architectural activity.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3y/3yx4jjft26c19orn.jpg"></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/125198338/meier-makes-mark-in-miami Meier makes mark in Miami Richard Meier & Partners 2015-04-13T12:25:00-04:00 >2015-04-20T18:57:11-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xa/xac1otfn4gssxuz5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xa/xac1otfn4gssxuz5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xa/xac1otfn4gssxuz5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xa/xac1otfn4gssxuz5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Far from reducing his workload or resting on his considerable laurels, the 80-year-old Meier and his partners are also wrapping up construction on several other projects, including the HH Resort and Spa in Gangneung, South Korea; the Leblon office building in Rio de Janeiro; the 140-unit Rothschild Tower in Tel Aviv; the Cittadella Bridge in Alessandria, Italy; and Teachers Village, a mixed-use development in Newark, New Jersey.</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> https://archinect.com/news/article/124388954/rev-robert-h-schuller-patron-of-architecture-1926-2015 Rev. Robert H. Schuller, patron of architecture, 1926-2015 Orhan Ayyüce 2015-04-03T00:25:00-04:00 >2015-04-05T14:31:35-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ls/lsajuv7bv31wssui.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ls/lsajuv7bv31wssui.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ls/lsajuv7bv31wssui.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ls/lsajuv7bv31wssui.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>"Come as you are in the family car"</p></em><br /><br /><p>"ARTESIA, Calif. (AP) &mdash; The Rev.&nbsp;Robert H. Schuller, a California televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and redemption to millions of followers from his landmarkCrystal Cathedral&nbsp;only to see his empire crumble in his waning years, has died. He was 88."</p><p>The Rev. Schuller known as the pastor who invented religious marketing and branding was also a patron of architecture. He started his congregation as a rented space from Orange Drive-inTtheatre. Later, Schuller hired modernist architect <a href="http://www.ncmodernist.org/neutra.htm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Neutra</a> who completed <a href="http://www.mattconstruction.com/images/projects/_medium/tower-WEB_Size.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Tower of Hope</a>&nbsp;in 1968 and in 1980 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crystal_Cathedral" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Crystal Cathedral</a> was dedicated as it was designed by Philip Johnson, a <a href="http://www.pritzkerprize.com/laureates/1979" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pritzker Prize</a>&nbsp;winning&nbsp;(its first in 1979)&nbsp;American architect. The latest addition was a <a href="http://www.mattconstruction.com/images/projects/_medium/Cryst_Cath_ext,_back_of_bldg_with_towers-WEB_SIZE.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Visitor Center</a> designed by a New York architect&nbsp;<a href="http://www.pritzkerprize.com/laureates/1984" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richar Meier</a> in 2003 who also won a Pritzker Prize in 1984.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/123352855/is-newark-the-next-brooklyn Is Newark the Next Brooklyn? Richard Meier & Partners 2015-03-20T13:28:00-04:00 >2015-03-20T19:42:51-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ui/uieuy7kv0joya11f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ui/uieuy7kv0joya11f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ui/uieuy7kv0joya11f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ui/uieuy7kv0joya11f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>When construction&rsquo;s done in 2016, Teachers Village will consist of eight, low-rise buildings housing three charter schools and a daycare facility, 65,000 square feet of retail, and 205 residential units designed by the world-renowned Richard Meier, Newark&rsquo;s native son and architect of the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art in Spain.</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> https://archinect.com/news/article/110244100/richard-meier-on-his-mentors Richard Meier, on His Mentors Richard Meier & Partners 2014-10-01T11:29:00-04:00 >2014-10-08T23:20:59-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/io/iom8h7n1a9pawk0q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/io/iom8h7n1a9pawk0q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/io/iom8h7n1a9pawk0q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/io/iom8h7n1a9pawk0q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The first job I had after graduating from architecture school was in the office of Skidmore, Owings &amp; Merrill. And I worked under the head person, Gordon Bunshaft, who was terrific. And, after I was there for six months, I was offered a position in the office of Marcel Breuer. So, I went and told Mr. Bunshaft, &ldquo;I'm sorry that I've only been here a short time&hellip;&rdquo; but I wanted to work in Breuer's office because it was smaller and more of the kind of office I had one day hoped to have for myself.</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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d2/d2a0b929c83bcd187127ce1a6afc26b6?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d2/d2a0b929c83bcd187127ce1a6afc26b6?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d2/d2a0b929c83bcd187127ce1a6afc26b6?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d2/d2a0b929c83bcd187127ce1a6afc26b6?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q8/q81fw3zwwiq3ezsz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q8/q81fw3zwwiq3ezsz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q8/q81fw3zwwiq3ezsz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q8/q81fw3zwwiq3ezsz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0h/0ht7l0nmwz3wnsah.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0h/0ht7l0nmwz3wnsah.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0h/0ht7l0nmwz3wnsah.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0h/0ht7l0nmwz3wnsah.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ns/nsxmwntcwqdwhnsq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ns/nsxmwntcwqdwhnsq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ns/nsxmwntcwqdwhnsq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ns/nsxmwntcwqdwhnsq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/53/539l1vwnoyogghin.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/53/539l1vwnoyogghin.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/53/539l1vwnoyogghin.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/53/539l1vwnoyogghin.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mg/mgkxq1m2u65enj4c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mg/mgkxq1m2u65enj4c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mg/mgkxq1m2u65enj4c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mg/mgkxq1m2u65enj4c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4b/4bjzkhijjewkhyyl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4b/4bjzkhijjewkhyyl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4b/4bjzkhijjewkhyyl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4b/4bjzkhijjewkhyyl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f5/f5p9rcg5n66h31ig.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f5/f5p9rcg5n66h31ig.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f5/f5p9rcg5n66h31ig.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f5/f5p9rcg5n66h31ig.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sr/srkd0zn5ze3ajegq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sr/srkd0zn5ze3ajegq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sr/srkd0zn5ze3ajegq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sr/srkd0zn5ze3ajegq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ec/ectz63j013b9t2bg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ec/ectz63j013b9t2bg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ec/ectz63j013b9t2bg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ec/ectz63j013b9t2bg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4p/4pt7lhub1q6rontq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4p/4pt7lhub1q6rontq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4p/4pt7lhub1q6rontq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4p/4pt7lhub1q6rontq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4a/4apq2s2jm009i6cf.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4a/4apq2s2jm009i6cf.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4a/4apq2s2jm009i6cf.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4a/4apq2s2jm009i6cf.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gi/gi8vj54nhv04502z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gi/gi8vj54nhv04502z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gi/gi8vj54nhv04502z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gi/gi8vj54nhv04502z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ve/vedfxb2t70uum1y9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ve/vedfxb2t70uum1y9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ve/vedfxb2t70uum1y9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ve/vedfxb2t70uum1y9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4m/4mgvwazzre7q8ub6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4m/4mgvwazzre7q8ub6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4m/4mgvwazzre7q8ub6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4m/4mgvwazzre7q8ub6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9c/9cb94ec7a41596a3bee03424fa68bddf?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9c/9cb94ec7a41596a3bee03424fa68bddf?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9c/9cb94ec7a41596a3bee03424fa68bddf?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9c/9cb94ec7a41596a3bee03424fa68bddf?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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>