Ieoh Ming Pei
See also: Ming, Pei
Ieoh Ming Pei (贝聿銘, Pinyin: EIB Yùmíng) is a architect of American nationality , born with Canton (China) the April 26th 1917. Its achievements are characterized by the research of a certain allied purity of the forms to a functional effectiveness, registered in the movement of the international Style and in the line of Walter Gropius. The recourse to the abstract forms and use of cold materials such as the stone, the Concrete, glass and steel are accompanied by a strong propensity to the theatrical effects and the technological challenges.
Ieoh Ming Pei is graduate in 1940 MIT for the speciality architecture . By 1945 with 1948, it enriches its formation by a control with Harvard under the direction by Marcel Breuer and Walter Gropius. So he is generally considered with Cesar Pelli, Kevin Roche and Paul Rudolf like belonging to the second generation of American modern architects, successors and former students of the European Masters.
In 1955, it is naturalized American and founds its own agency with two associated, Eason Leonard and Henry Cobb, which will become the agency Pei Léonard Cobb & Partners .
- 1958 : Place Ville Marie with Montreal (Canada)
- 1964 Washington Plaza Apartments with Pittsburgh (the United States)
- 1973 Canadian Imperial Bank off Trade with Toronto (Canada)
- 1976 John Hancock Tower with Boston (the United States)
- 1978 building is National Gallery off Art with Washington (the United States)
- 1987 - 1991, Biosphere 2 at Oracle, desert of Arizona the United States
- 1988 - 1993 , Pyramid of Louvre to Paris (France)
- Interior of the National museum of Asian-Guimet Arts with Paris
- 1990 Tower of the Bank of China to HongKong
- 1995 - Rock'n'roll Hall off Famed with Cleveland (the United States)
- 1998 - 2002 Tower EDF with Defense (France)
- 1998 - 2004 Deutsches Historisches Museum in Berlin (Germany)
- 1997 - 2006 Museum of modern art Jean Large-Duke with Kirchberg (Luxembourg)
- 2006 Museum of Suzhou
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