eBook I. M. Pei: A Profile in American Architecture (Revised Edition) download
by Carter Wiseman
Author: Carter Wiseman
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; Revised edition (September 1, 2001)
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Abrams first published Wiseman's study of .
Abrams first published Wiseman's study of . Pei was also thinking small as he aged, taking on commissions and building a harmony that played out in dramatic forms that match their purpose. He has written on architecture and design for such publications as Newsweek, Architectural Record, Interior Design, and American Heritage.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 304-305) and index.
Pei has designed some of the world's most elegant and powerful buildings . Pei has designed some of the.
M. Pei : A Profile in American Architecture. This book traces Pei through early struggles with less inspiring projects that he nonetheless managed to give creative flair, through to later projects that, having gained an international reputation, he could finally command with great creative freedom. He was now a recognised artist. He continued to do 'regular' work for corporations, schools, housing and municipal organisations, but he could also command the 'plum' jobs of significant and lasting structures.
Illustrated from the rich archives of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, the book charts Pei's progress from his birth in China in 1917 through every milestone in his career to his preeminent position today. Abrams first published Wiseman's study of .
In 1990, I. M. Pei: A Profile in American Architecture was published as the first full-length study of the life and work of this extraordinary artist. Illustrated from the rich archives of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, the book charts Pei's progress from his birth in China in 1917 through every milestone in his career to his preeminent position today.
He focuses his text on twelve buildings of special relevance to Pei's career, and, whether discussing the Kennedy Library, the Louvre, or the Meyerson Symphony Center, he carefully considers the projects architectural, sociological, and personal dimensions. One sees how Pei's artistic vision has emerged, how he has deftly met the demands of each new situation and client, and how his charmismatic personality.
Item Number: 964. New York: Abrams, 1990. Chinese-American architect Pei . has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Pritzker Prize, and the Praemium Imperiale. Folio, original black cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. His work ranges from the Kennedy Library in Boston to the Louvre's controversial glass pyramid addition, some of the distinguished public buildings of the last half century. This first book-length career survey traces Pei's rise from an MIT engineering student to head of an internationally renowned architectural firm.
Wiseman, Carter (2001). I. Pei: A Profile in American Architecture. Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation alumni. Download as PDF. Printable version. p. 35. ISBN 9780810934771. Articles with hCards.
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