Richard Meier (Newark (New Jersey), October 12, 1934) is an American architect of the second half of the 20th century, famous for his use of the color white. In the Netherlands, he is best known for his design of the City Hall of The Hague (the “Ice Palace”), completed in 1995. He is also an artist (collages), sculptor and designer of new furniture and utensils such as crockery and glass.
In 1957 he obtained a Bachelor of Architecture at Cornell University. In 1984 he received the Pritzker Prize.