Formalism

Time's Up: Architect Edition

Time's Up: Architect Edition

We saw it coming, of course. It was just a question of when. But still, this kind of behavior continues to have the power to shock. I’m talking about the revelation that Richard Meier, the consummate postmodern modern architect, has been accused of a pattern of sexual harassment, and in at least one case, assault. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe famously quipped that god is in the details, so as I sit here stunned, speechless, sad, I find myself focusing on the details of this story.