Richard Meier received his architectural training at Cornell University and established his own office in New York in 1963. His practice has included major civic commissions in the United States, Europe, and Asia, including courthouses and city halls, museums, corporate headquarters, and housing and private residences. Among his most well-known projects are The Getty Center in Los Angeles; the Jubilee Church in Rome, Italy; the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia; Perry and Charles Street Condominiums in New York, New York; the Canal+ Television Headquarters in Paris, France; and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, Spain.

In 1984, Mr. Meier was awarded the Pritzker Prize for Architecture, considered the field’s highest honor.

1. Jubilee Church, Italy | Richard Meier

15 Iconic White Buildings by Richard Meier - Jubilee Church, Italy
View of the exterior – Jubilee Church

Year: 2003
Type: Institutional
Location: Rome, Italy

2. Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, Spain

15 Iconic White Buildings by Richard Meier - Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, Spain
The use of glass in the front – Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art

Year: 1995
Type: Institutional
Location: Barcelona, Spain

3. The Getty Center, USA | Richard Meier

15 Iconic White Buildings by Richard Meier - The Getty Center, USA
The view of the complex from courtyard – The Getty Center

Year: 1997
Type: Institutional
Location: Los Angeles, California

4. Smith House, US

15 Iconic White Buildings by Richard Meier - Smith House, US
An exterior view of house – Smith House

Year: 1967
Type: Residential
Location: Darien, Connecticut

5. AraPacis Museum, Italy | Richard Meier

15 Iconic White Buildings by Richard Meier - AraPacis Museum, Italy
Night view of the front elevation – AraPacis Museum

Year: 2006
Type: Institutional
Location: Rome, Italy

6. Douglas House, Michigan

15 Iconic White Buildings by Richard Meier - Douglas House, Michigan
A naturalistic view of the mounted house – Douglas House

Year: 1973
Type: Residential
Location: Harbor Springs, Michigan

7. High Museum of Art, Georgia

15 Iconic White Buildings by Richard Meier - High Museum of Art, Georgia
Front facade of the building – High Museum of Art

Date: 1983
Type: Institutional
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

8. Rothschild Tower, Israel

15 Iconic White Buildings by Richard Meier - Rothschild Tower, Israel
The view of the entrance – Rothschild Tower

Year: 2016
Type: Commercial
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

9. San Jose City Hall, US

15 Iconic White Buildings by Richard Meier - San Jose City Hall, US
View from roadway – San Jose City Hall

Year: 2005
Type: Civic
Location: San Jose, California

10. Des Moines Art Centre Addition, Lowa

15 Iconic White Buildings by Richard Meier - Des Moines Art Centre Addition, Lowa
Rear view surrounds with the view – Des Moines Art Centre Addition

Year: 1984
Type: Institutional
Location: Des Moines, Iowa

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