Portrait of Richard Meier, taken at the Smith House in 1967. (Copyright Richard Meier & Partners)
Looking back on a five-decade-long career, Meier reflects: "I am now working on Volume 6 [in an archive which contains] all of our work since the beginning—it’s an awful lot of projects over the years, and not all are built, but I would say 15-20 percent are built. Looking back I feel very good about what we’ve done. When I visit a building I haven’t seen in a number of years I feel very good about it."