World-Famous Architect Dies at 102
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Categories: Design, Technology & Construction
A world-renowned architect, I.M. Pei, passed away recently at his home in Manhattan, on Thursday, 16th May, 2019 at the age of 102. Globally known for his design of the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, and the Glass Pyramid at the Louvre entrance in Paris, the Chinese born founder of I.M. Pei & Associates spent his entire career as a committed modernist. From the construction of his commercial skyscrapers to his art museums - one can argue that his works served to represent a careful balance between the cutting edge and the conservative.
As a tribute to his career and contribution to worldwide architecture, let us look into the life of the man behind some of the world’s most iconic buildings.