Happy birthday to one of the world’s most famous ad proliﬁc architect I.M. Pei! Leoh Ming Pei was born
on April 26, 1917, in Guangzhou, China. Pei smiles after being honoured with an Ellis Island Family. Heritage Awards on April 21, 2004, in New York.
Architect I.M. Pei, 86, centre, listen to a speaker at the conference luncheon for the Committee of 100, a national organization of Chinese American leaders, in New York, on April 24, 2003. Pei, who help found the group in 1990 to improve relations between the US. and China, delivered the opening remarks to kick off the ﬁrst day of the three-day conference at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Among his famous designs are the Rock an Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio and the Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong, China.
Some of his Architectural works include:
- Visitors tour the new Museum of Islamic Art in Doha.
Qatar, on April 1, 2009. Qatar’s new Islamic art museum, designed by the famous Chinese-American
architect I.M. Pei, is the latest effort by this tiny, oil-rich nation to compete with rival Gulf countries for international attention and investment.
- The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum: Designed by architect I.M. Pei, is seen on Nov. 14, 2003 in
- Streamers ﬁll the sky over the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum after the opening ceremony in 1995. Between 20,000 and 30,000 people attended the ceremonies and parade that accompanied the opening of the museum designed by I.M. Pei.
Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei smiles as he accepts the Lifetime Achievement award during the 2016Asia Game Changer Awards ceremony, on Oct. 27, 2016, in New York. The Asia Society honors leaders who are making a positive contribution to the future ofAsia. Pei is an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University.