Cover of: I.M. Pei | Carter Wiseman

I.M. Pei

a profile in American architecture

Published by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English.

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Table of 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".

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-305) and index.

Also issued online.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
720/.92, B
Library of Congress
NA737.P365 W57 1990

The Physical Object

Pagination
320 p. :
Number of pages
320

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24848434M
Internet Archive
impeiprofileinam00wise
ISBN 10
0810937093
ISBN 13
9780810937093
LC Control Number
90030727
OCLC/WorldCat
21042118
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