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IM Pei dies aged 102 - NBWW | Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe
Breaking news: Pritzker Prize-winning architect IM Pei has passed away aged 102. Eleanor Gibson Pritzker Prize-winning architect IM Pei has passed away aged 102.The Chinese-American architect’s death on 16 May was confirmed by his firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. His son, Li Chung Pei, told The New York Times that his father passed away overnight. Pei is known for a bold modernist style that experimented with strict geometries and shapes, and a portfolio that comprises museums, libraries and civic centres. His most significant buildings include the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, the glass-and-steel pyramid at the Musée du Louvre in Paris, and the Kennedy Library in Boston. Hong Kong’s Bank of China Tower, China’s Suzhou Museum, Japan’s Miho Museum and America’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are among his other celebrated projects. Pei’s death marks “end of an architectural era” Read on >>> Source: Dezeen IM Pei dies aged 102