List of Richard Meier Architecture

List of Richard Meier buildings, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Most, if not all prominent Richard Meier architecture appears on this list, including houses, churches and other structures where applicable. This list contains information like what city the structure can be found in, and when it was first opened to the public. If you want to find out even more about these famous Richard Meier buildings you can click on the building names to get additional information.

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  • Ara Pacis

    The Ara Pacis Augustae is an altar in Rome dedicated to Pax, the Roman goddess of Peace. The monument was commissioned by the Roman Senate on July 4, 13 BC to honor the return of Augustus to Rome after three years in Hispania and Gaul, and consecrated on January 30, 9 BC. The altar reflects the Augustan vision of Roman civil religion. It consists of a traditional open-air altar at its center surrounded by precinct walls which are pierced on the eastern and western ends by openings. The Ara Pacis is perhaps best known for the decoration on the exterior of the precinct walls composed of two tiers of friezes. On the north and south, the upper register depicts the procession of members of the ...more
    • Created By: Richard Meier
    • Style: Roman architecture
  • The Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art is situated in the Plaça dels Àngels, in El Raval, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, Spain. The museum opened to the public on November 28, 1995. Previous directors were Daniel Giralt-Miracle, Miguel Molins, Manuel J. Borja-Villel and Bartomeu Marí.
    • City/Town: Barcelona, Spain
    • Created By: Richard Meier
    • Style: Modern architecture
    • Building Function: Museum
  • City Tower is a skyscraper in Prague, the second tallest one in the Czech Republic with 109 m in height. Construction started in 1985 and the building was designated as a headquarters of Československý rozhlas. In 1993 the building was nearly completed, but appeared to be oversized for Český rozhlas, technically obsolete and full of dangerous asbestos. In later years Český rozhlas tried to sell the uncompleted building. In 1996, an agreement was signed with the company NIKO to sell the building for 1 billion CZK, but subsequently failed to pay the agreed amount. A similar scenario happened one year later with the Singaporean company Wells Holding and an agreed selling price of 550 million ...more
    • City/Town: Prague, Czech Republic
    • Opened: Jan 01 2008
    • Structural Height (m): 109.0
    • Floors: 27
    • Created By: Richard Meier
    • Construction Started: 1985
  • The Des Moines Art Center is an art museum with an extensive collection of paintings, sculpture, modern art and mixed media. It was established in 1948 in Des Moines, Iowa.
    • City/Town: Des Moines, Iowa, USA
    • Architect: Richard Meier, Eliel Saarinen
    • Created By: Richard Meier, Eliel Saarinen
    • Style: International style
  • The Getty Center, in Los Angeles, California, is a campus of the Getty Museum and other programs of the Getty Trust. The $1.3 billion Center opened to the public on December 16, 1997 and is well known for its architecture, gardens, and views overlooking Los Angeles. The Center sits atop a hill connected to a visitors' parking garage at the bottom of the hill by a three-car, cable-pulled hovertrain funicular. Located in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, the Center is one of two locations of the J. Paul Getty Museum and draws 1.3 million visitors annually. The Center branch of the Museum features pre-20th-century European paintings, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, sculpture, and ...more
    • City/Town: California, USA
    • Created By: Richard Meier
  • The High Museum of Art, located in Atlanta, is the leading art museum in the Southeastern United States. Located on Peachtree Street in Midtown, the city's arts district, the High is a division of the Woodruff Arts Center. In 2010 it had 509,000 visitors, 95th among world art museums.
    • City/Town: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    • Created By: Richard Meier, Arup