Richard Meier Richard Meier (Newark (New Jersey), 12 October 1934) is an American architect from the second half of the 20th century, who is mainly known for his use of color white. In the Netherlands he is especially famous for his design of the city hall of The Hague (“het IJspaleis”– The Ice Palace), delivered in 1995. He is also a visual artist (collages), sculptor and designer of furniture, utensils, crockery and glass.

In 1957 he graduated with the Bachelor of Architecture at Cornell University. In 1984 he received the Pritzker Prize.