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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

Louvre Pyramid Paris:
Louvre Pyramid Paris building
photo © Steven Powell, 2010

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
JFK Airport Terminal 6 building in New York, NY, USA
photo from PCFP
JFK Airport Sundrome

I. M. Pei receives the Royal Gold Medal for architecture
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
Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar by I. M. Pei
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
Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong by I.M. Pei & Partners
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
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners : 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
Boston building
790ft high, 60 storeys
Hancock Place : tallest building in New England

Pyramide du Louvre, Paris, France
Date built: 1989
Design: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
Louvre Pyramid Paris building by I M Pei architect
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

Designs, alphabetical:

Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla Street, Dallas, Texas, USA
1977

Fountain Place, 1445 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas, USA
1986
Design: Pei Cobb Freed and Partners
Former Allied Bank Tower

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora Street, Dallas, Texas, USA
1989

NASCAR Hall of Fame, North Carolina, USA
Design: Pei Cobb Freed Architects

Suzhou – Museum, China
2007

Washington Plaza Apartments, 1420 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1964
24 storeys

More architecture projects online soon

Location: Manhattan, New York, USA




IM Pei – Practice Information

Architect studio based in Manhattan, New York, USA

Louvre Pyramid Paris:
Louvre Pyramid Paris building by evening
photo © Steven Powell, 2010

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.

Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong:
Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong
Bank of China on left : photo © Adrian Welch

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Ieoh Ming Pei : Pritzker Prize winner in 1983




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