The Chinese architect Ieoh Ming Pei, designed for many prominent buildings, was confirmed by the Louvre Pyramid to the Bank of China in Hong Kong, in the 102 years, on Thursday at the New York architectural firm for his sons, partnership by …


AFP, posted on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 07h01
Chinese architect Ieoh Ming Pei, designed for many prominent buildings, was joined Thursday at the New York Architects ‘ Company, the partnership of Architects Prince Edward Island, from the Louvre pyramid to the Bank of China in Hong Kong, which in 102 years Died, confirmed. 
The company noted that the famous architect died in New York without further details. The “New York Times” quoted the daughter of Chen Zhongb as saying he died early Sunday morning.
Ieoh Ming was awarded the Breitzker Prize in 1983, considered a Nobel Prize winner in architecture. Ieoh Ming used a certain idea of modernity and classical in bold projects such as the development of the great Paris museum. 
“Contemporary architects tend to impose modernity on things. In a 2008 interview with “The New York Times,” he said there was little concern about the story, but not too deeply. 
‘ I understand things have changed and that we’ve moved on. But I don’t want to forget that the beginning (…) Architecture that persists, must have roots. ” 
Born on April 26, 1917 in Canton in the originally old family of Suzhou, “Venice of the East,” near Shanghai, the Ming Ieoh leaves 1935 in the United States, where he studied at MIT (Massachusetts Technology), then Harvard Design Diploma (1948), where he Pupil of Walter Gropius, founder of Bajos, one of the international theorists. 
-Honored by two President-
He became a naturalized professor in 1954, an assistant professor at Harvard University (1945-1948), then director of architecture at the Law Firm of the Web and Knapp (1948-1955), before founding his own agency in 1955 (I.M. Pei and Associates). 
The construction of the inclination was high center in Denver, Colorado (1956) The first main order of the long line: National Research Center in Boulder, Colorado (1967), John Hancock Tower, Boston (1973). 
In the 1970s, his company achieved ever greater success in the United States and around the world: Dallas City Hall, Texas (1978), Kennedy J.F. Library, Boston (1982), Xiangshan Hotel, Beijing, (1983), Convention and Exhibition Center, New York (1985), National Art Gallery, Washington, Bank of China, Hong Kong (1989). 
In 1983, President François Mitterrand appealed to this architect, then a relatively little known in France, to rethink the great Louvre. His daring project, which will spark intense emotion, will finally witness in 1988 today. 
In Berlin, too, the architect made his mark by building an addition to the German Historical Museum – 2003 – and Doha (Qatar), where the Museum of Islamic Art was designed. 
Prestigious awards have been bestowed on Eoh Ming. In addition to Pritzker, he received the gold medal of the American Institute of Architectural Engineering (1979) and the Grand Gold Medal of the French Academy of Architecture (1981).
Two presidents paid tribute to him: George H. Bush, who was presented by the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1992), the highest level of civil discrimination, and François Mitterrand Badge of Honor Corps Officer (1993).