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Richard Meier & Partners International Projects To Look For In 2018

08:00 - 26 December, 2017
Richard Meier & Partners International Projects To Look For In 2018, Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners
Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners

The new year is almost here, and Richard Meier & Partners has four international projects that will be coming to fruition. These new multi-use building designs play with light, transparency, and volume as well as respond to their varying urban context. 

Richard Meier & Partners Designs Two Villas for Ground-Up Modern Community in Czech Republic

14:15 - 7 November, 2017
Richard Meier & Partners Designs Two Villas for Ground-Up Modern Community in Czech Republic, Villa 1 - South Elevation. Image © Bloomimages
Villa 1 - South Elevation. Image © Bloomimages

Richard Meier & Partners has unveiled the design of the Oaks Prague Villas, the firm’s first residential project in the Czech Republic. Located outside of Prague in the Nebřenice countryside, the villas will join the Oaks Frontline Apartments (also designed by Richard Meier & Partners) as well as structures by top architects including Eva Jiřičná and John Pawson in creating a new modern residential community called the Oaks Prague Development.

Villa 2 - East Elevation. Image © Bloomimages Villa 2 - Living Room. Image © Bloomimages Villa 1 - Model. Image © Jan Tichý and Richard Meier & Partners Architects Oaks Prague Villas - Site Model. Image © Jan Tichý and Richard Meier & Partners Architects + 24

Spotlight: Richard Meier

06:00 - 12 October, 2017
Spotlight: Richard Meier, Douglas House, Harbor Springs, Michigan. Image © James Haefner courtesy of Michigan State Historic Preservation Office
Douglas House, Harbor Springs, Michigan. Image © James Haefner courtesy of Michigan State Historic Preservation Office

"When I am asked what I believe in, I say that I believe in architecture. Architecture is the mother of the arts. I like to believe that architecture connects the present with the past and the tangible with the intangible."

Richard Meier, the Pritzker Prize and AIA Gold Medal-winning architect, is well known for his abstracted, often white, buildings and unrelenting personal design philosophy. Citing Bernini and Borromini as influences as well as Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn, Meier received his Bachelor in Architecture from Cornell University in 1957 and took jobs with Skidmore Owings & Merrill and Marcel Breuer soon after his graduation. He began his own private practice in New York in 1963 and rocketed to architectural fame in the early 1970s, after being named as one of the "New York Five."

The Atheneum, New Harmony, Indiana. Image © Scott Frances, Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners The Getty Center, Los Angeles, California. Image © Scott Frances, Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners Church of 2000, Tor Tre Treste, Rome, Italy. Image © Andrea Giannotti, Gabriele Rossetti Douglas House, Harbor Springs, Michigan. Image © James Haefner courtesy of Michigan State Historic Preservation Office + 31

Cittadella Bridge / Richard Meier & Partners

11:00 - 26 September, 2017
© Hufton+Crow
© Hufton+Crow

© Hufton+Crow © Hufton+Crow © Hufton+Crow © Hufton+Crow + 21

  • Architects

  • Location

    Tanaro River, Alessandria, Italy
  • Design Principals

    Richard Meier, John Eisler, Dukho Yeon
  • Project Manager

    Simone Ferracina
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Rothschild Tower / Richard Meier & Partners

00:00 - 7 September, 2017
Rothschild Tower / Richard Meier & Partners, © Roland Halbe
© Roland Halbe

© Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe + 21

Oxfordshire Residence / Richard Meier & Partners

09:00 - 5 April, 2017
Oxfordshire Residence / Richard Meier & Partners, © Hufton+Crow
© Hufton+Crow

© Hufton+Crow              © Hufton+Crow              © Hufton+Crow              © Hufton+Crow              + 41

  • Architects

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
  • Architect in Charge

    Richard Meier; FAIA, FRIBA
  • Project Architect

    Kevin B. Baker
  • Project Team

    David Bench, Maria E. Cumella, Kevin Hamlett, Bori Kang, Hans Put, Heejoo Shi, Sangmin You
  • Area

    837.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016

Teachers Village / Richard Meier & Partners

15:00 - 22 February, 2017
Teachers Village / Richard Meier & Partners, © Scott Frances
© Scott Frances

© Paul Rivera © Paul Rivera © Paul Rivera © Scott Frances + 27

  • Architects

  • Location

    230 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ, United States
  • Managing Partner

    Richard Meier
  • Associate Partners

    Vivian Lee and Dukho Yeon
  • Project ArchitectsTeachers Village Building 1

    Ananth Sampathkumar and Chris Townsend 
  • Area

    104000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Richard Meier & Partners' Teachers Village Looks to Revitalize Downtown Newark Through Education

13:30 - 15 February, 2017
Richard Meier & Partners' Teachers Village Looks to Revitalize Downtown Newark Through Education, © Tekten
© Tekten

Richard Meier & Partners has completed 3 new mixed-use buildings as part of their “Teachers Village” master plan in downtown Newark, New Jersey. The development, led by RBH Group, centers around two Charter Schools completed by Meier & Partners in 2013, to provide a variety of retail spaces and 123 residential units marketed specifically at teachers.

© Scott Frances © Scott Frances © Scott Frances © Scott Frances + 31

See Richard Meier's City Hall in The Hague Repainted as the "World's Largest Mondrian"

16:20 - 14 February, 2017
See Richard Meier's City Hall in The Hague Repainted as the "World's Largest Mondrian", via The City of The Hague
via The City of The Hague

Richard Meier is well-known for his love of the color white, describing it as “the most wonderful color, because within it you can see all the colors of the rainbow” in his Pritzker Prize acceptance speech. As such, many of his buildings, including the City Hall of The Hague in Netherlands (completed in 1995), are painted head-to-toe in the snowy pigment. But now, all that white has given the building a new unintentional function: as a perfect canvas for the world’s largest Mondrian painting.

Meier, Viñoly + KPF Design Towers for "Waterline Square" Development in New York

14:00 - 18 November, 2016
Meier, Viñoly + KPF Design Towers for "Waterline Square" Development in New York, From left, Viñoly’s Three Waterline Square, Richard Meier’s One Waterline Square, and KPF’s Two Waterline Square.. Image © Noe & Associates with The Boundary
From left, Viñoly’s Three Waterline Square, Richard Meier’s One Waterline Square, and KPF’s Two Waterline Square.. Image © Noe & Associates with The Boundary

Rafael Viñoly Architects, Richard Meier & Partners Architects, and Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) have been tapped to design towers for “Waterline Square,” a new luxury residential development located along the Hudson River in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The three buildings will fit into five acre masterplan between West 59th and West 61st Streets on Riverside Drive, just two blocks north of BIG’s recently completed VIA 57 West.

Richard Meier & Partners Unveils Milestone Black-Glass Residential Tower for New York City

16:00 - 7 November, 2016
© bloomimages
© bloomimages

Richard Meier & Partners has revealed the design of 685 First Avenue, a new 42-story residential tower to be located just south of the United Nations Headquarters along the East River in Manhattan. The 460-foot-tall building, Meier’s tallest in New York City, will be primarily constructed of black glass and metal panels, marking a surprising departure away from Meier’s signature all-white aesthetic.

© bloomimages © bloomimages © bloomimages © Scott Frances + 12

Richard Meier & Partners Designs Waterfront Mixed-Use Building in Hamburg

12:20 - 27 September, 2016
Richard Meier & Partners Designs Waterfront Mixed-Use Building in Hamburg, © bloomimages
© bloomimages

Richard Meier & Partners has released images of their competition-winning design for a new 34,750 square meter (374,045 square foot) mixed-use building in Hamburg, Germany that will combine luxury condominiums, rental apartments and the new headquarters for German real estate company Engel & Völkers.

The firm was selected as the winners of an international competition for the design in 2013, beating out proposals from Foster + Partners and Zaha Hadid Architects.

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Leblon Offices / Richard Meier & Partners

11:00 - 4 August, 2016
Leblon Offices  / Richard Meier & Partners, © Roland Halbe
© Roland Halbe

© Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe + 16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Design principals

    Richard Meier, Bernhard Karpf
  • Project Architects

    Parsa Khalili, Anne Strüwing
  • Associate Architects

    RAF Arquitetura
  • Area

    7030.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Richard Meier & Partners Complete Office Building in Rio de Janeiro

07:15 - 2 August, 2016
Richard Meier & Partners Complete Office Building in Rio de Janeiro, Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners
Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners

Richard Meier & Partners has completed their first project in South America, a 7-story, sustainable office building in the Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Leblon. The building will feature concrete, glass and vertical gardens, and will serve as the new international headquarters for top Brazilian investment firm VINCI Partners. The structure consists of open office spaces looking out onto several private interior courtyards and a series of terraces that create a connection with the main urban thoroughfare of Bartolomeu Mitre Avenue.

Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners Courtesy of Richard Meier & Partners + 10

Richard Meier's Douglas House Added to National Register of Historic Places

10:20 - 12 July, 2016
Richard Meier's Douglas House Added to National Register of Historic Places, © James Haefner courtesy of Michigan State Historic Preservation Office
© James Haefner courtesy of Michigan State Historic Preservation Office

Today, one of Richard Meier’s most notable and acclaimed residences, the 1973 Douglas House, has been named to the National Register of Historic Places, the federal list of cultural resources worthy of preservation across the United States. The announcement comes after an extensive renovation to the property was completed in 2011, and will grant the home the legal status to help ensure the building is maintained for generations to come.

© James Haefner courtesy of Michigan State Historic Preservation Office © James Haefner courtesy of Michigan State Historic Preservation Office © Scott Frances/OTTO © James Haefner courtesy of Michigan State Historic Preservation Office + 19

Seamarq Hotel / Richard Meier & Partners

09:00 - 2 February, 2016
© Roland Halbe
© Roland Halbe
  • Architects

  • Location

    Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do, South Korea
  • Design Principals

    Richard Meier, Dukho Yeon
  • Area

    39420.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

© Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe © Roland Halbe + 18

Exhibition: Richard Meier: Process and Vision

07:00 - 30 September, 2015
Exhibition: Richard Meier: Process and Vision, Rothschild Tower. Photo by Diana Carta Courtesy Richard Meier & Partners Architects
Rothschild Tower. Photo by Diana Carta Courtesy Richard Meier & Partners Architects

Richard Meier & Partners is pleased to announce Richard Meier: Process and Vision at Mana Contemporary Chicago in partnership with the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial.

Richard Meier’s international body of work is acclaimed for its timeless, classic design from the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona to the Getty Center in Los Angeles to Rome’s Jubilee Church. Each project throughout Richard Meier’s decades of architectural practice has posed its own set of inherent challenges, whether social, environmental, technological, or economical.

CDC “55 Timeless” Xin-Yi Residential Tower / Richard Meier & Partners

11:19 - 22 September, 2015
CDC “55  Timeless” Xin-Yi Residential Tower / Richard Meier & Partners, © Vize.com; Courtesy Richard Meier & Partners Architects
© Vize.com; Courtesy Richard Meier & Partners Architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    Taipei, Taiwan
  • Design Team

    Richard Meier, Reynolds Logan, Stefan Scheiber-Loeis
  • Project Architect

    Richard Liu
  • Project Team

    Thibaut DeGryse, Aurora Farewell, Hank Jarzabkowski, Katie Kasabalis, Jeremy Keagy, Aung Kyaw, Peter Liao, Ian Lotto, Hans Put, Hee-Joo Shi, Steven Sze
  • Owner

    Continental Development Corporation
  • Associate Architect

    C.T. Chen & Partners
  • Area

    25931.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017

Richard Meier & Partners has unveiled plans for a 127-meter-tall tower in Taipei. Already under construction, the CDC “55 Timeless” Xin-Yi residential skyscraper will be comprised of two volumes: a solid north tower and transparent south tower. 

"The solid north volume contains the core of the residential units that flows towards the transparent south volume, which is a natural light-filled space where living, social and the more public programs are located," says the practice. "A carefully crafted geometric organization allows viewing corridors towards the mountains in the far distance."