Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 5:15pm to 7:00pm
Milstein Hall, Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium
943 University Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Richard Meier (B.Arch. ’56) received his architectural training at Cornell University and established his own office in New York City in 1963. Since that time his international practice has encompassed major cultural and civic commissions as well as private residences, and corporate and academic facilities. He has received the highest honors in the field including the Pritzker Prize for Architecture, the gold medals of the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects as well as the Praemium Imperiale from the Japan Art Association.
He is best known for the Getty Center in Los Angeles; the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art; and the Jubilee Church in Rome.
His current work include the Italcementi i.Lab in Bergamo, Italy; a condominium complex in Jesolo, Italy; a residential tower in Tel Aviv; two residential towers in Tokyo; two hospitality and commercial projects in Mexico; a club house and hotel in China; and private residences in Europe, Asia, and North America.
Sponsored by the Department of Architecture, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning