Richard Meier retires as his eponymous firm changes its name and restructures

Richard Meier & Partners Architects—now known only as Meier Partners—has announced that its founder, Pritzker Prize-winning architect and abstract artist Richard Meier, has retired from the New York-based firm which he established in 1963. Architectural Record first broke the news of 86-year-old Meier’s formal departure on Wednesday afternoon.

In announcing the change and the departure of the 86-year-old Meier, the firm also revealed major organizational shuffling at the firm. Dukho Yeon, a firm veteran of 30 years, is now partner and lead designer, while George H. Miller, previously managing partner of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, has been named a partner and chief operating officer. While in charge, Meier

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