C. P. Wang

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C. P. Wang (Wang Chung-ping) (born 1947 in Beijing, China) is a Taiwanese architect. He received his bachelor's degree from Tunghai University in 1971 and his Master of Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1973. He is co-principal of the architectural firm C.Y. Lee & Partners, located in Taipei, Taiwan. C.P. Wang was one of the prominent designers of Taipei 101, which was the world's tallest skyscraper from 2004 to 2010.

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Taipei 101 was the most famous design by C.P. Wang and C. Y. Lee.


""I grew up in Taipei in the 1960s, so I was used to seeing tall buildings, but the architectural landscapes I saw in Chicago and New York were dazzling—and so diverse. Seeing these was a magical experience."[1]

"As a Chinese architect trained in the United States, I'm especially interested in architecture that synthesizes Western and Eastern cultures."[1]

"It's rewarding to conceptualize a design that serves not only the client but also represents the culture and serves the needs of a building's inhabitants."[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Belt, Nancy (Summer 2005). "Architect in Tune with Culture". Retrieved 4 November 2014. 

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