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I.M. Pei

a profile in American architecture

by Carter Wiseman

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Published by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Pei, I. M., 1917-,
    • Architects -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-305) and index.

      StatementCarter Wiseman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA737.P365 W57 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p. :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1871209M
      ISBN 100810937093
      LC Control Number90030727

      Find a huge variety of new & used Pei I M books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Pei I M books at Alibris.   Architect I.M. Pei, whose notable buildings include the John F. Kennedy Library and the Louvre Museum's glass-and-steel pyramid, died , at the age of , according to his son, Li Chung Pei. We invite you to share condolences for I.M. Pei in our Guest Book. Read Full Obituary.

        I.M. Pei: A Profile in American Architecture is the first full-length study of the life and work of his extraordinary artist. Illustrated from the rich archives of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, the book charts Pei's progress from his birth in China in through every milestone in his career to his preeminent position : Carter Wiseman. Editor’s note, I.M. Pei died last night at the age of This story, published on Ap and republished today, celebrated him on his centennial. In .

        In , when I.M. Pei, FAIA, received one of the most illustrious commissions of his career—the modernization of the Louvre—he kept the project a secret from his firm. For four months, Pei did not tell his team in New York that François Mitterrand, the French president, had personally asked him to overhaul one of the world’s most celebrated art museums. I. M. Pei: Architect of Time, Place, and Purpose by Jill Rubalcaba; I.M. Pei and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Ages 12+ This handsome book introduces the life and work of architect I. Pei. Born in China, he came to the U.S. in to study architecture. Though he never returned to his homeland to live, his later work expressed cultural and artistic values absorbed during his childhood in addition to his education as an architect and the strong /5(17).

The main thrust of his book is an exposition of I.M. Pei's life from childhood to meritorious old age, organized around the architect's career and works. Along the way however, we are treated to a history of Shanghai in the colonial and post-colonial eras, China's mandarin culture, the development of Modernism, urban renewal in the United Cited by: 7.

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.

Pei was awarded the Pritzker Prize inthe jury said he had "given this century some of its most beautiful /5. Synopsis. Pei was born in China on Ap In he began I.M. Pei book 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.

Pei & Associates which turned into I.M. Pei book. Pei & Partners inand 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.

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. Inyear-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 inPei 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.

Pei. When I. Pei was awarded the Pritzker Prize inthe jury said he had "given this century some of its. Inyear-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 inPei 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. 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.

Pei’s serene Terminal 6 has been empty for three years. By the end of October, it will be gone entirely — arguably the most significant loss of a transportation building in New York. A characteristic mid-career I.M.

Pei design began with his initial selection of an elemental geometric shape—a square, triangle, or circle, say—which he then bisected (often on an acute angle), rotated forty-five or ninety degrees, and finally juxtaposed against other Euclidean patterns similarly manipulated. The specifics of this slice-dice-and-spin formula.

This is a list of I. Pei projects.I. Pei (–) was a Chinese-American architect known for his creative use of modernist architecture in combination with natural elements and open spaces. During his six decades of architectural work, he designed some of the world's most recognizable buildings in countries around the : Pei Plan ().

Rubalcaba (Digging for Troy) devotes one chapter each to seven architectural projects by the Chinese-born American architect I.M.

Pei, adding chapters on. Go to Chapter One Section. I.M. Pei Mandarin of Modernism By Michael T. Cannell. Chapter One: The Battle of the Pyramid. At P.M. onelection officials in. Get this from a library. I.M. Pei. [Louise Chipley Slavicek; I M Pei] -- Introduces the life and work of I.M.

Pei, a Chinese American architect who is responsible for such works as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Grand Louvre project in Paris. 2 The Louvre, in its many different forms, has dominated the city of Paris since the late 12th century.

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I.M. Pei. [Mary Englar; I M Pei] -- Presents a biography of Chinese-American architect, Ieoh Ming Pei, and describes his childhood in China, immigration to the United States ineducation, and architectural design that.