Ieoh Ming Pei


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Noun1.Ieoh Ming Pei - United States architect (born in China in 1917)Ieoh Ming Pei - United States architect (born in China in 1917)
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
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Born on April 26, 1917 in Guanzhou China, Ieoh Ming Pei is often called the master of modern architecture.
Travelling remained a large part of his life and in the early 1990s he was part of a team that worked on the iconic Bank of China building in Hong Kong, designed by Ieoh Ming Pei, a Chinese American architect often called the master of modern architecture.
Despite the original choice of architect being Lebanon-born Rasem Badran in 1997, the commission was finally awarded to the Chinese-American architect Ieoh Ming Pei, most notable for his redesign of the entrance to the Louvre in Paris (1989) and the East Wing of the National Gallery in Washington, DC (1978) among many other prized commissions around the world.