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I M Pei Architect : Architecture
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners – Contemporary Architecture Office in New York City, NY, USA
May 17, 2019
Architect I.M. Pei Pei Passes Away
Ieoh Ming Pei Dies aged 102
The Chinese American architect was born in Guangzhou in 1917 and raised in Hong Kong and Shanghai, China.
Key architectural honours:
– American Institute of Architects’ Gold Medal in 1979
– Grande Medaille d’Or from the Academie d’Architecture de France in 1982
– Pritzker Prize winner in 1983
– Presidential Medal of Freedom from President George H.W. Bush in 1992
Apr 26, 2017
Architect I. M. Pei turns 100
The celebrated Chinese-American architect turns 100 years old on April 26.
Various critics have reviewed his life and work.
I M Pei – Building News
JFK Airport Terminal 6, New York, USA – Demolition Opposition
photo from PCFP
JFK Airport Sundrome
I. M. Pei receives the Royal Gold Medal for architecture
photo from RIBA
I M Pei wins RIBA Gold Medal 2010
Architect I. M. Pei received one of the world’s most prestigious prizes for architecture, the Royal Gold Medal, at the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in London.
I. M. Pei was presented with the medal in the presence of his family and 200 guests.
I. M. Pei is best known for buildings including the pyramids at the Louvre in Paris and the East Wing of the National Gallery Washington DC.
I. M. Pei : Practice Information
Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar
Date built: 2008
photo : Courtesy of the Museum of Islamic Art
Museum of Islamic Art Doha
I M Pei – Key Projects
Buildings by I M Pei, alphabetical:
Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong
Date built: 1990
Design: I.M. Pei & Partners, Sherman Kung & Associates Architects Ltd
image © Andrew McRae
367m high skyscraper : tallest building in Hong Kong and Asia from 1989-92, until the completion of Central Plaza
Bank of China Hong Kong
Grand-duc Jean Modern Art Museum, Luxembourg
Date built: 2006
Luxembourg Architecture : Museum Building
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell campus, Ithaca, New York, USA
Date built: 1973
Design: I M Pei & Partners, Architects
Monumental concrete building
New York State Architecture
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York, USA
Date built: 1986
Design: I M Pei & Partners, Architects
Javits Convention Center New York
John Hancock Tower, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Date built: 1976
790ft high, 60 storeys
Hancock Place : tallest building in New England
Pyramide du Louvre, Paris, France
Date built: 1989
Design: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
photo © Adrian Welch
The Louvre Pyramid was one of the most controversial of President Mitterrand’s Grand Projets. Entitled Le Grand Louvre, the design involved a glass pyramid central to the courtyard allowing better access and circulation into these famous Parisian galleries.
Paris Louvre Pyramid
I M Pei : Buildings
Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla Street, Dallas, Texas, USA
Fountain Place, 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas, USA
Design: Pei Cobb Freed and Partners
Former Allied Bank Tower
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street, Dallas, Texas, USA
NASCAR Hall of Fame, North Carolina, USA
Design: Pei Cobb Freed Architects
Suzhou – Museum, China
Washington Plaza Apartments, 1420 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
More architecture projects online soon
Location: Manhattan, New York, USA
Architects Practice Information
Architect studio based in Manhattan, New York, USA
I M Pei Architect – Practice Background
I M Pei & Partners were formed in 1966 and received the American Institute of Architects 1968 Architectural Firm Award.
I M Pei & Partners have since become Pei Cobb Freed & Partners: their office is in New York.
Ieoh Ming Pei was born in China in 1917. He formed I M Pei & Associates in 1958.
Buildings featured online by the architect are The Louvre Pyramid in Paris, the Bank of China Hong Kong and the Javits Convention Center and Johnson Museum of Art.
Ieoh Ming Pei : Pritzker Prize architects winner in 1983
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