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I.M. Pei

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Published by Benchmark Education Co .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Architects,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Pei, I. M

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12289455M
ISBN 10158344503X
ISBN 109781583445037

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i. M. Pei: Complete Works, the first and definitive survey of the master architect, attests to this statement by showcasing Peis transcendent, sculptural forms in over fifty projects and more than illustrations, When I. M. Pei was awarded the Pritzker Prize in , the jury said he had "given this century some of its most beautiful /5. Synopsis. I. M. Pei was born in China on Ap In he began studying architecture in the United States and eventually earned his B.A. from MIT and his M.A. from : In Pei founded his own firm with the name I. M. Pei & Associates which turned into I. M. Pei & Partners in , and Pei Cobb Freed & Partners in Following are the exuberant works done by Ieoh Ming Pei both individually and in collaboration with other noted architects: Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta, [16] p. 26 ill., including elevation, floor plans and 15 photographic views of the new museum building, designed by I.M. Pei, which opened to the public in Includes biographical sketch of the benefactor Herbert F. Johnson, best noted for his other major architectural commission, to Frank Lloyd Wright for the Johnson Wax Building.

Ieoh Ming Pei, FAIA, RIBA (born Ap ), commonly known as I. M. Pei, is a Chinese American architect/5.   A rchitecture, especially in America, is an old man’s game, and no one was older than I.M. Pei, who died on May 16 at Even in a profession where major commissions rarely materialize before. In , year-old I.M. Pei left his family in Shanghai, China, to study architecture in the United States. Though he had intended to return home after earning his college degree, the Japanese invasion of China and the outbreak of World War II changed his plans. Following the Communist takeover of China in , Pei decided to remain in America to develop his budding 3/5(1). I.M. Pei: Complete Works Written by Philip Jodidio and Janet Adams Strong, Introduction by Carter Wiseman, Foreword by I. M. Pei. When I. M. Pei was awarded the Pritzker Prize in , the jury said he had "given this century some of its .

In , year-old I.M. Pei left his family in Shanghai, China, to study architecture in the United States. Though he had intended to return home after earning his college degree, the Japanese invasion of China and the outbreak of World War II changed his plans. Following the Communist takeover of China in , Pei decided to remain in America to develop his budding . I.M. Pei Architect of Time, Place, and Purpose (Book): Rubalcaba, Jill: A biography of the renowned architect I.M. Pei, that focuses on six of his signature g at the stories behind six of I.M. Pei's most celebrated buildings, this biography follows his life and charts the development of his aesthetic. has designed some of the world's most elegant and powerful buildings. The revised edition of Abrams' book features a new chapter that covers Pei's work between and -- a flurry of creativity that included commissions for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, the final phases of work on the Louvre, and museums in Luxembourg, Germany, .   Famed architect I. M. Pei first came to international prominence with the Grand Louvre project, first presented (and scorned) in That now-celebrated glass pyramid confirmed his place among the world-class architects. Buildings for which he became known include the Kennedy Library, the East Author: Aileen Reid.