Richard Meier's Model Museum in Long Island City, is a small gallery devoted to the architect's ongoing love of the physical process of architecture. The 3,600 sq ft warehouse space is dominated by a vast model of the Getty Center in Los Angeles, still one of the architect's most celebrated and sizeable commissions. Rather than offload the creative output of his model-making studio - overseen by Michael Gruber - the architect has created this small private museum for a whirlwind tour of his oeuvre in miniature. We spoke to Meier about the contents of the museum, and his approach to art, architecture and urban design.
Richard Meier's Model Museum, Long Island City