The wave of scandal of sexual abuse advances unstoppable by world of arts and drags Richard Meier. The renowned American architect is accused by five women, for a conduct that prefaced for four decades, including touches and exhibitionism. The incidents took place in his residence and coinciding with events organized by his prestigious architecture firm.More information
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Meier is 83 years old. Announces after allegations revealed by New York Times that it departs six months of company. Four women worked with Meier and two of m reported that incidents took place over past ten years. A fifth woman, who did not work for company of reputed architect, details that in his case abuses date back to decade of 1980s.
The architect, known among or works by Getty Center in Los Angeles, says he feels deeply ashamed of se accusations and regrets offending five women with ir "words" and "actions." He assures in response to article that he remembers what happened in a different way, but still apologizes "to any that might be seen offended" by his behavior.
Meier, awarded Pritzker, is forced to leave now operations of architecture firm that bears his name in hands of its partners. Vivian Lee, Reynolds Logan, Dukho Yeon and Bernhard HARPF will be in front of day-to-day office in new York, while Michael Palladino will be in charge of Los Angeles office and oversee ongoing projects.