For more than five decades, Richard Meier & Partners has been commissioned to design important buildings, and it has successfully completed over 130 projects across North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. Among its best-known works are: the Smith House in Darien, Connecticut; the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California; the United States Courthouse in Islip, New York; and the Jubilee Church in Rome, Italy.
The work of the firm is instantly recognizable and internationally respected for its distinguished body of modern architecture. Our offices in New York and Los Angeles employ a multicultural staff of talented professionals that have provided comprehensive design services in 20 countries and 16 languages. Founded in 1963 by Pritzker Prize laureate Richard Meier, the firm is led by Michael Palladino in Los Angeles and Bernhard Karpf in New York.
We aspire to thoughtful elegant contemporary architecture, that fulfills complex programmatic and operational needs, and professional services that exceeds our clients’ expectations for the delivery of substance and value.
Our practice is distinctive for the clarity of its solutions across a broad range of building types and sizes: cultural facilities, government offices, libraries and educational buildings, media production facilities, industrial research complexes, corporate headquarters, hotels and private residences.
We have also designed nearly 20 museums, including the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art and, more recently, the Burda Museum and the Arp Museum in Germany.
Recent and current work is a continuing variety of projects that includes mixed use residential towers in New York, Newark, Taiwan and Columbia, the Seamarq Hotel in South Korea, the Torre Cuarzo on Reforma in Mexico City, the Surf Club hotel and condominiums in Miami, Oaks Prague Villas and Apartments outside Prague, and commercial buildings in Prague and Seoul.