Getty Art Centre Los Angeles, 1984-1997. Presented by : Charu Sukheeja B.Arch- iv yr. Architect : Richard Meir. Biography. Born on October 12, 1934 in Newark, New Jersey 1957 - completed B.Arch at Cornell University in Ithaca 1984 - awarded the Pritzker Prize
Presented by :
B.Arch- iv yr
Exploited the two naturally occurring ridges by overlaying two grids along these axes.
as imagined in the early 20th century.
The museum has a seven-story deep underground parking garage with over 1,200 parking spaces.
Frank Lloyd Wright is one of the gods from whom Meier claims stylistic influence, and the basic form of this building -- a five- story cylinder whose salient interior feature is a broad ramp that follows the building's curve as it descends -- suggests Wright's Guggenheim Museum with the sides straightened and one large slice of the layer cake removed.
Three major architectural materials:
The second floors are connected by a series of glass enclosed bridges and open terraces.
Photo sensors located throughout the galleries: measure and monitor incoming light on upper level of the museum.
22 skylit galleries showcasing the museum’s priceless painting collections.