I. M. Pei
I. M. Pei
Ieoh Ming Pei
April 26, 1917
|Died||May 16, 2019 (aged 102)|
|Awards||AIA Gold Medal|
|Practice||Pei Cobb Freed & Partners|
Bank of China Tower
Javits Convention Center
East Building, National Gallery of Art
Ieoh Ming Pei (April 26, 1917 – May 16, 2019) was a Chinese American architect. Pei was an important name in his field, with his buildings built all over the world. When he was a child, he learned basic knowledge about architecture from his father.
Career[change | change source]
Pei made innovations in architecture, and won the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Medal for Architecture. He built the Allied Bank Tower in Dallas, Texas, as well as the Louvre Pyramid, which is the main entrance to the Louvre Museum in Paris. In 1983, Pei won the Pritzker Prize.
Death[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Pritzker Architecture Prize, "I.M. Pei, 1983 Laureate"; retrieved 2013-3-27.
- Goldberger, Paul (May 16, 2019). "I.M. Pei, World-Renowned Architect, Is Dead at 102". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved May 16, 2019.
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"I. M. Pei." Notable Asian Americans. Ed. Helen Zia and Susan B. Gall. Detroit: Gale, 1995. Biography in Context. Web. May 29, 2015. "I. M. Pei." Newsmakers. Detroit: Gale, 1990. Biography in Context. Web. May 29, 2015.