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Male, US, born 1954

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Meier, Richard and Partners Architects, LLP; STUDIOpractice Architects

Professional History


Architect / Principal Designer, Richard Meier and Associates, Architects, LLP, New York, NY, 1979-1985.

Partner, Richard Meier and Partners, Architects, New York, NY, and Los Angeles, CA. Palladino was in charge of the Los Angeles office since its inception in 1985. This office was set up after the very large commission for the Getty Center was obtained in 1985. A new, more elaborate office was opened in 1987.

On 03/2018, Richard Meier stepped down as Managing Partner of his firm for six months, due to sexual harassment allegations from five women, four of whom worked in the firm. According to a press release of 03/13/2018, "While Richard Meier is away, Michael Palladino, partner and head of the company’s Los Angeles office, will oversee all operations and projects of the firm." (See Richard Meier and Partners, Architects LLP, "Richard Meier Takes Leave of Absence from Architecture Firm," published 03/13/2018, accessed 04/16/2018.) The Meier web site gave Palladino design credit for the following large-scale commercial and institutional buildings: the Getty Center, Decorative Arts Museum in Frankfurt, Germany, High Museum in Atlanta, GA, Visitor's Center for the Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove, CA, San Jose City Hall, San Jose, CA, Edie and Lew Wasserman Building at UCLA, United States Courthouse in San Diego, CA.

In 2018, Palladino was a Registered Architect in the States of CA, NY, and HI.



B.Arch., Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, 1977.

M.Arch., Harvard University, Graduate School of Design (GSD), Cambridge, MA, 1979.

PCAD id: 251

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