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 _Gallery: I.M. Pei, Who Designed the Louvre’s Glass Pyramid, Dies at 102.
     
     
    Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei laughs while posing for a portrait in front of the Louvre’s glass pyramid, which he designed. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who designed many of the world’s most famous buildings, died Thursday at the age 102. Photo: IC Photo
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Gallery: I.M. Pei, Renowned Architect Whose Works Abound in China, Dies at 102

Renowned Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei died at age 102. Over his more than seven-decade career, Pei designed many of the world’s most famous buildings, including the Bank of China building in Hong Kong, the Xiangshan Hotel in Beijing and the glass pyramid in front of the Louvre in Paris.

05.17.2019
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Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei laughs while posing for a portrait in front of the Louvre’s glass pyramid, which he designed. Pei, the globe-trotting architect who designed many of the world’s most famous buildings, died Thursday at the age 102. Photo: IC Photo
A pedestrian walks past the Bank of China building in Hong Kong, which Pei designed in 1984. Photo: IC Photo
Pei also designed the new Suzhou Museum in Suzhou, East China’s Jiangsu province. Photo: VCG
Pei designed the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. Photo: IC Photo
Pei designed the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, the capital of the Qatar. Photo: VCG
Guitar sculptures line the plaza surrounding the Pei-designed The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, the U.S. in October 2006. The museum celebrates to most influential artists in rock music. Photo: VCG
Pei designed the Xiangshan Hotel in Beijing’s Xiangshan Park in 1979. Photo: VCG
Pei designed the interior of the Miho Museum in Japan in 1997. Photo: IC Photo
The Pei-designed East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington. Photo: VCG

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Gallery: I.M. Pei, Renowned Architect Whose Works Abound in China, Dies at 102