I.M. Pei, a pillar of modern architecture, dies at 102

World May 17, 2019

I.M. Pei, a pillar of modern architecture, dies at 102

I.M. Pei, the pre-eminent U.S. architect who forged a distinct brand of modern building design with his sharp lines and stark structures, has died in New York, his sons' architecture firm said Thursday. He was 102 years old. From the controversial Louvre Pyramid in Paris ...

Outrage to icon: Paris marks 30 years of I.M. Pei's Louvre pyramid

World Mar 29, 2019

Outrage to icon: Paris marks 30 years of I.M. Pei's Louvre pyramid

It was once decried as an architectural "obscenity," but as the Louvre's glass pyramid turned 30 on Friday, it had long since become a cherished icon of the French capital. One eminent writer called for revolt in the streets when French President Francois Mitterrand's flamboyant ...