Ieoh Ming Pei

Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I. M. Pei, was a renowned Chinese-American architect born in Guangzhou in April 1917. In 1935, he moved to the United States where he studied architecture first at the University of Pennsylvania and later at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In 1955, he founded his own architectural firm, I. M. Pei & Associates. Pei gained international acclaim for his designs and was awarded the prestigious Pritzker Prize in 1983. Over his prolific career, he designed numerous iconic buildings, including the Louvre Pyramid in Paris and the Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong. I. M. Pei passed away in New York in 2019, at the age of 102.

OCBC Centre
Pyramide du Louvre
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