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The I.M. Pei Foundation is an independent non-profit organization that serves as a cultural bridge between East and West, modernity and tradition, to advance the common good.

A B O U T

  • Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong, China, 1982 – 1989
    Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong, China, 1982 – 1989
  • Luce Memorial Chapel, Tunghai University, Taichung,Taiwan, 1956 – 1963
    Luce Memorial Chapel, Tunghai University, Taichung,Taiwan, 1956 – 1963
  • Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, US, 1968 - 1973
    Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, US, 1968 – 1973
  • I.M. Pei, Concept Sketch, National Gallery of Art, East Building, Washington DC, US, 1968
    I.M. Pei, Concept Sketch, National Gallery of Art, East Building, Washington DC, US, 1968
  • John F. Kennedy Library, Dorchester, Massachusetts, US, 1964 – 1979
    John F. Kennedy Library, Dorchester, Massachusetts, US, 1964 – 1979

I. M. Pei

  • Ieoh Ming Pei in front of the Louvre pyramid, Paris, photo by Marc Riboud, 1989
    Ieoh Ming Pei in front of the Louvre pyramid, Paris, photo by Marc Riboud, 1989

Ieoh Ming Pei (1917–2019) was arguably the most important architect of the late 20th and early 21st centuries, having designed iconic buildings and civic spaces across the world during a remarkable 70-year career.

Projects

Replica of NYC residence
in Shanghai

In 1974, I.M. Pei and his wife Eileen purchased a four-story residence in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Since Pei renovated it himself, it gives great insight into his extraordinary sense of style.

Works

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Over the decades, I.M. Pei's many projects evolved in a personal journey around the world.

New York

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Florida

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Indianapolis

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Los Angeles

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Singapore

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Honolulu

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Hong Kong

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Standardized Propaganda Units for War Time and Peace Time, Undergraduate Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Museum for Chinese Art, Master’s Thesis Harvard Graduate School of Design

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Men’s Dormitories, Hua Tung University (Walter Gropius Project)

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Webb & Knapp Headquarters

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Copyright Ezra Stoller, ESTO

Gulf Oil Building

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Keizers, Wiki

Franklin National Bank

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Copyright Ezra Stoller, ESTO

Pei Residence

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Copyright Robert Damora

Hillyer Building (Walgreen’s façade renovation) – Broad & Alabama

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Southwest Washington Urban Redevelopment

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Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress

Hyperboloid

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

University Gardens, Hyde Park

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TonyTheTiger

Kips Bay Plaza

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Copyright EMMA - Victor Orlewicz

Society Hill

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Wallpaper Flare

Washington Plaza

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Google Maps

Toronto City Hall Competition

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Cecil and Ida Green Center for Earth Sciences, MIT

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Lucy Li

Chancellery for United States Embassy

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National Archives and Records Administration, NARA.gov

East-West Center, University of Hawaii

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JohnYoung, Joel Bradshaw

Luce Memorial Chapel

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University Plaza, New York University

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George Cserna

Town Center Plaza

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Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress

S.I. Newhouse Communications
Center, Syracuse University

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ZeWrestler

National Center for Atmospheric Research

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Richard Johnson

Everson Museum

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Bushnell Plaza

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Inter-American University Chapel

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Federal Aviation Administration
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Federal Aviation Administration
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Federal Aviation Administration
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Federal Aviation Administration
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Federal Aviation Administration
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Federal Aviation Administration
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Federal Aviation Administration
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Google Maps

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Federal Aviation Administration
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National Airlines Terminal

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Copyright Gil Amiaga

Camille Edouard Dreyfus Chemistry Building,
MIT

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Nathaniel Lieberman, Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Century City Apartments

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Google Earth

Pan Pacific, Metropolitan Tower

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Hoffman Hall, University of
Southern California

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Google Maps

ALICO, Wilmington Tower

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Camerafiend, wikipedia

Cleo Rogers Memorial County Library

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Jeff Hart

New College

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George Cserna

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library

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Pygmalion Karatzas

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

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Tandy Residence

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Carol Highsmith, LOC

Polaroid Office & Manufacturing Complex

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Washington Post

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Des Moines Art Center Addition

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Copyright Ezra Stoller, ESTO; HABS-b

Dallas City Hall

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Carol Highsmith, LOC

John Hancock Property, Development Plan

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Bedford-Stuyvesant Superblock

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Copyright Gil Amiaga

Fleishman Building, NCAR

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UCAR

Polaroid, Kendall Square

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Herbert F. Johnson Museum,
Cornell University

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Robert F. Kennedy Gravesite Arlington National Cemetery

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Arlington National Cemetery

National Gallery of Art, East Building

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National Gallery of Art

Paul Mellon Center for the Arts,
The Choate School

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Daderot

People’s Republic of China Pavilion, World’s Fair

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Chung Khiaw Bank

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

IBM Office Tower

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Tête de la Défense

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Laura Spelman Rockefeller Halls,
Princeton University

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Андрей Романенко

Ralph Landau Chemical Engineering
Building, MIT

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Google Maps

Oversea-Chinese Banking Centre

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Terence Ong

Long Beach Museum

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Slayton House

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Asia House

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Indiana University Art Museum

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Kevin J.S. Zollman

Raffles City

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Merlion444

Kapsad Housing

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Singapore Marina Development

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Nathan Road Concept

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Industrial Credit Bank

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Al Salaam

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Museum of Fine Arts, West Wing

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Pygmalion Karatzas

Akzona Corporate Headquarters

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Janet Adams Strong

Sunning Plaza

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Tksteven

IBM Corporate Office Building

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Photograph by Steve Rosenthal © Historic New England, from the Steve Rosenthal Collection of Commissioned Work at Historic New England.

Wiesner Building/
Arts & Media Technology Center, MIT

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Fragrant Hill Hotel

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New York Exposition & Convention Center

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Jim.henderson

Austral Lineas

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

East Cove Development

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Gateway

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Someformofhuman

Immobilaria Refotib

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

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Carol Highsmith, LOC

Bank of China Tower

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WiNG

IBM Headquarters Entrance Pavilion

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Photograph by Steve Rosenthal © Historic New England, from the Steve Rosenthal Collection of Commissioned Work at Historic New England.

IBM Office Campus

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Copyright W.Hoyt

Grand Louvre – Phase I

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Benh LIEU SONG

Guggenheim Pavilion,
Mount Sinai Medical Center

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Copyright Paul Warchol

Wildwood

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Copyright Richard Payne

Creative Artists Agency

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Copyright Paul Warchol

Choate Rosemary Hall Science Center

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

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a: Timothy Hursley, b:Lhcollins

Joy of Angels Bell Tower

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Hiroko Koyama

Kirklin Clinic, University of Alabama
Health Services Foundation

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Blaze1984

Four Seasons Hotel

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Buck Institute for Age Research

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Bilbao Emblematic Building

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Musee D’Art Moderne Grand Duc Jean
(Mudam)

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RG72

Miho Museum

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Copyright Timothy Hursley

La Caixa

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Basil & Elise Goulandris Museum of
Modern Art

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Bank of China Head Office

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Republic of Korea Permanent Mission
to the United States

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Deutsches Historisches Museum, Zeughaus Addition

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Ansgar Koreng

Oare Pavilion

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Anguskirk

Suzhou Museum

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Macao Science Center

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Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States Chancery Building

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Kerun Ip, Courtesy of PEI Architects

Museum of Islamic Art

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Miho Institute of Aesthetics Chapel

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Federal Aviation Administration
Air Traffic Control Towers

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6214

Columbia University Master Plan

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Mile High Center

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Copyright Ezra Stoller, ESTO

Roosevelt Field Shopping Center

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Lionel Freedman, Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Tunghai University

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Erieview Master Plan

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Government Center

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Courtesy of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Texas Commerce Tower

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I want to bring out the best in a community and contribute something of permanent value.

Ieoh Ming Pei