Ieoh Ming Pei (Chinese: 貝聿銘), FAIA, RIBA (English: / j oʊ. m ɪ ŋ. ˈ p eɪ / yoh-ming-PAY 26 April – 16 May ) was a Chinese-American architect. Born in Guangzhou but raised in Hong Kong and Shanghai, Pei drew inspiration at an early age from the garden villas at Suzhou, the traditional retreat of the scholar-gentry to which his family belonged. In , he moved to the Awards: Royal Gold Medal, AIA Gold . M. 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,/5. Synopsis. I. M. Pei was born in China on Ap In he began studying architecture in the United States and eventually earned his B.A. from MIT and his M.A. from : I. M. Pei Ieoh Ming Pei is a Chinese American architect born on Ap in Suzhou, China. Son of a bank director, Pei moved to the United States at .
The library is a I.M. Pei design and it has been interesting seeing the strengths and flaws of Pei's design since my early childhood. One strength, extremely adaptable. While the basic interior layout has remained mostly the same since the An interesting book from a world renowned architect who has generally chosen to let his design speak 4/5.  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. In , year-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 in , Pei decided to remain in America to develop his budding . 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.
The Kirklin Clinic, in Birmingham, Alabama, is the first freestanding medical building designed by one of America's most significant modern architects, I.M. Pei. The text, written by architectural critic and historian Aaron Betsky, is based on interviews with the architect and the surgeon whose vision it was to create this world-class clinic. Conversations with I.M. Pei: light is the key by Gero von Boehm (Book) 8 editions published between and in English and Chinese and held by . Rubalcaba (Digging for Troy) devotes one chapter each to seven architectural projects by the Chinese-born American architect I.M. Pei, adding chapters on . I.M. Pei outside his John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Octo Neighborhood residents, wary of what was certain to become a disruptive tourist attraction, fixated on the design’s looming, truncated glass pyramid—more of a mastaba, to be architecturally accurate—which was intended to symbolize the assassinated president’s .