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I.M. Pei : a profile in American architecture

Author: Carter Wiseman
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wiseman, Carter.
I.M. Pei.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 1990
(OCoLC)645366111
Named Person: I M Pei; I M Pei; I M Pei; Ieoh M Pei
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carter Wiseman
ISBN: 0810937093 9780810937093
OCLC Number: 21042118
Description: 320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: An orderly enigma --
China, MIT, and Harvard (1917-48): the shaping of an architect --
The Zeckendorf Days (1948-60): learning to think big --
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (1961-67): the journey from planning to form --
The John F. Kennedy Library (1964-79): gateway to fame --
The Dallas Municipal Administration Center (1966-77): symbol for a city --
The John Hancock Tower (1966-76): a near fatal beauty --
The East Building of the National Gallery (1968-78): the power of art, taste, and money --
The Fragrant Hill Hotel (1979-82): you can't quite go home again --
The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (1979-86): The wages of politics and technology --
Le Grand Louvre (1983-89): The battle of the pyramid --
1989: "the year of Pei."
Responsibility: Carter Wiseman.

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