Richard Meier steps down after sexual harassment complaints

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Architect replaced at top of own practice as he turns 84

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier has stepped down from the helm of the practice he founded 55 years ago, after accusations of sexual harassment.

The announcement comes six months after he took a temporary leave of absence and issued an apology “to anyone who was offended by my behaviour” after five women came forward.

He said at the time: “I am deeply troubled and embarrassed by the accounts of several women who were offended by my words and actions. While our recollections may differ, I sincerely apologise to anyone who was offended by my behaviour.”

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