César Pelli

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Cesar Pelli
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Architect César Pelli.
Born (1926-10-12) October 12, 1926 (age 92)
NationalityArgentine American
AwardsDoctor of Arts, CTBUH Skyscraper Award, The Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award
BuildingsPetronas Twin Towers, Malaysia

Cira Centre, Philadelphia, PA, USA

1 Canada Square, London, England, United Kingdom
DesignMetallic, art deco-influenced buildings

César Pelli (born October 12, 1926) is an Argentine-American architect. He is known for designing some of the world's tallest buildings and other major urban landmarks.

In 1991, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) listed Pelli among the ten most influential living American architects. His many awards include the 1995 AIA Gold Medal.

Perhaps his most famous work are the Petronas Twin Towers, which were for a time the world's tallest buildings. He also designed the World Financial Center complex in downtown Manhattan.[1]

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  1. "César Pelli". Salon.com. Retrieved July 30, 2014.

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