This comprehensive mograph documents the long and distinguished career of American architect Richard Meier (b.1934), winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1984. Presenting 90 of his buildings from 1965-2002, the book spans Meier's early private homes to later major works such as the Getty Center in Los Angeles (1997), the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (1995) and the Jubilee Church in Rome, Italy (2004). Includes an introductory essay by critic Kenneth Frampton and several texts by Richard Meier as well as a detailed chrology of his work.
Kenneth Frampton is an internationally respected architectural critic who holds the Ware Professorship at the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning, Columbia University, New York. He lectures extensively in the US and Europe, and has also written, edited and contributed to numerous publications on contemporary architecture. He is the author of 'Modern Architecture: A Critical History' (1980; revised 1985 and 1992) and 'Studies in Tectonic Culture' (1997). His collected essays 'Labour, Work and Architecture' were published by Phaidon in 2002.