AD Classics: United States Courthouse / Richard Meier & Partners Architects

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As an interruption of Phoenix’s Jeffersonian grid and “downtown” of glass box and faux adobe, the new federal building is a gravitational point of interest and anchor for the sprawling city of Phoenix. The 500,000 square-foot building with six stories and underground parking is sited on two central city blocks between the governmental and business districts.

More on the United States Courthouse in Pheonix, by Richard Meier & Partners Architects after the break.