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Io Ming Pei (Pei Ieoh Ming)

( American architect.)

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Biography Io Ming Pei (Pei Ieoh Ming)
(p. 1917)
Born April 26, 1917 in Canton (China). In 1935 he left for the U.S., studied architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University. After two years of teaching experience at the Harvard School of Design became the chief architect of the company 'Webb Knapp's End'. His passion for creativity L. Mies van der Rohe was reflected in the draft Mile High Center in Denver (1956), in other studies, . made for 'Webb Knapp's End', . such, . as the area of Ville-Marie in Montreal and Residential area KIPI Bay in New York, . manifested his talent city planner,
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In 1960, Pei began to work independently. main building, created them in this decade - the Center of the Earth Sciences at MIT, whose design originated in 1955, the Chapel of St.. Luke on Taiwan and the National Center for Atmospheric Research near Boulder (pc. Colorado)

. Among the most famous works Peja 1970 - aluminum-encased skyscraper on Pine Street in New York, the east wing of the National Gallery of Art in Washington (triangle in terms of construction of concrete, . marble and glass), . Everson Museum in Syracuse (pc,
. New York) and John F. Kennedy Library in Boston. Created west wing of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts with a spectacular glassed-cylindrical vault was opened in 1981, . and Museum and Hall of Fame rock n 'roll on the shore of Lake Erie in Cleveland, . with a pyramid of concrete, . metal and glass over the hall, . - 1995,
. Pei has also received orders for construction of buildings in France, Australia and Asian countries. The most heated debate has caused them to set up the glass pyramid in the Courtyard of the Louvre in Paris. In Hong Kong Pei built high-rise building of the Chinese bank, consisting of a series of glass prisms


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