List of I. M. Pei projects

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This is a list of I. M. Pei projects. I. M. Pei (1917–2019) was a Chinese-American architect known for his creative use of modernist architecture in combination with natural elements and open spaces. During his six decades of architectural work, he designed some of the world's most recognizable buildings in countries around the world.

List of I. M. Pei projects[edit]

Project City Country Designed Completed Notes Image
131 Ponce de Leon Avenue Atlanta, Georgia USA 1949[1] Under demolition/redevelopment as of February 2013 [2] 131 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta - I.M. Pei building.JPG
Roosevelt Field Mall Garden City, New York USA 1951 1956 Roosevelt Field Mall interior 2016.jpg
Mile High Center and redesigning of Denver's Courthouse Square Denver, Colorado USA 1956
William L. Slayton House Washington, DC USA 1960[3]
Erieview Plan Cleveland, Ohio USA 1960
Government Center Master Plan Boston, Massachusetts USA 1961
University Apartments Chicago, Illinois USA 1961 20111110 University Apartments.jpg
Cathedral Square of Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul Providence, Rhode Island USA 1962[4] 1972 Cathedral Square, Providence Rhode Island in winter.jpg
Kennedy Theatre, University of Hawaii [5] Honolulu, Hawaii USA 1962
Hale Manoa Dormitory, East West Center, University of Hawaii Honolulu, Hawaii USA 1962
Kips Bay Plaza New York, New York USA 1963
Luce Memorial Chapel, Tunghai University Taichung Taiwan 1963
Society Hill Towers Philadelphia, Pennsylvania[6] USA 1964 Society Hill Towers PA1.jpg
Green Building, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts USA 1964 Green Building, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.JPG
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University Syracuse, New York USA 1964 Newhouse Communications Center I, Syracuse University.JPG
Washington Plaza Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA 1964 City View Apartments, Lower Hill, 2015-01-22.jpg
The Century Towers Los Angeles, California USA 1965
University Village, New York University New York, NY USA 1966
Pei Residence Halls and Student Union at New College of Florida Sarasota, Florida USA 1967
Mesa Laboratory Boulder, Colorado USA 1967 National Center for Atmospheric Research National Center for Atmospheric Research - Boulder, Colorado.jpg
Sculpture Wing of the Des Moines Art Center Des Moines, Iowa[7] USA 1968
Southwest Washington Redevelopment Plan Washington, D.C. USA 1968
State University of New York Campus Master Plan Fredonia, New York[8] USA 1968
Everson Museum of Art Syracuse, New York[9] USA 1968 Everson Museum rear.jpg
Cleo Rogers Memorial Library Columbus, Indiana USA 1963 1969 Cleo Rogers Memorial Library and Moore Sculpture.jpeg
Bedford-Stuyvesant Superblock Plan Brooklyn, New York USA 1969
Dreyfus Chemistry Building, MIT Cambridge, Massachusetts USA 1970
Master Plan, Columbia University New York, New York USA 1970
16 FAA air traffic control towers in various locations throughout the US, such as O'Hare International Airport, Tampa International Airport, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, Columbia Metropolitan Airport (South Carolina), and Indianapolis International Airport (since demolished) USA 1970 Some 50-70 were originally planned for the contract, though only 16 were ultimately built.
Sundrome (National Airlines Terminal) at JFK Airport New York City USA 1970 Demolished in 2011
Wilmington Tower, now the I. M. Pei Building Wilmington, Delaware [10] USA 1971 I. M. Pei Building Wilmington Delaware.jpg
Paul Mellon Arts Center at Choate Rosemary Hall Wallingford, Connecticut. USA 1972 Choate Rosemary Hall - Arts Center.JPG
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Commerce Court West Toronto, Ontario Canada 1973
Spelman Halls at Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey USA 1973
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University Ithaca, New York USA 1973 Artmuseum22.jpg
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Centre Downtown Core (Singapore) Singapore 1976
Ralph Landau Chemical Engineering Building, MIT Cambridge, Massachusetts USA 1976
Wilson Commons, University of Rochester Rochester, New York[11] USA 1976 URWilsonCommons.jpg
Dallas City Hall Dallas, Texas USA 1977 DallasCityHallA.jpg
East Building, National Gallery of Art Washington, D.C. [12] USA 1978 project web page East Building of the National Gallery of Art.jpg
John F. Kennedy Library Boston, Massachusetts[13] USA 1979 A white triangular tower rises beside a black glass building, with circular structures on either side. Pei considers the John F. Kennedy Library "the most important commission" in his life.[14] JFK library Stitch Crop.jpg
One Dallas Center Dallas, Texas USA 1979
Biltmore Building [15] Asheville, North Carolina USA 1978 1980 Biltmore Corporate Office in Asheville, NC IMG 5208.JPG
West Wing, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Massachusetts USA 1981
Indiana University Art Museum at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Bloomington, Indiana USA 1978 1982 IU Art Museum.jpg
Sunning Plaza Causeway Bay, Hong Kong China 1982 Under demolition/redevelopment[16], demolished in 2013. Sunning Plaza 2013.JPG
Texas Commerce Tower Houston, Texas USA 1982 (currently the JPMorgan Chase Tower; (3D/International cooperated with Pei on the design of this building). The nearby drive-in bank was Pei's first drive in bank project)
Fragrant Hill Hotel Beijing[17] China 1982 Fragrant Hill Hotel (20170825140009).jpg
16th Street Mall Denver, Colorado USA 1982
Energy Plaza Dallas, Texas USA 1983
Wiesner Building - Center for the Arts and Media Technology, MIT Cambridge, Massachusetts USA 1984
IBM Corporate Headquarters, now MasterCard International Global Headquarters Purchase, New York USA 1984
Fountain Place Dallas, Texas USA 1986 Downtown Dallas, Texas, with a focus on Fountain Place, a 60-story late-modernist skyscraper LCCN2014632088.tif
Raffles City Civic District Singapore 1986
Miami Tower (formerly Bank of America Tower) Miami, Florida USA 1987 Bank of America Miami 20100206.jpg
Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong Admiralty, Hong Kong China 1989
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center Dallas, Texas USA 1989 Dallas Meyerson Center foyer.jpg
Carl C. Icahn Center for Science at Choate Rosemary Hall Wallingford, Connecticut USA 1989
Creative Artists Agency Headquarters Beverly Hills, California USA 1989
The Gateway (Singapore) Downtown Core Singapore 1990 The Gateway Singapore.jpg
Shinji Shumeikai Bell Tower Shiga Japan 1990
The Towers at Wildwood Plaza Atlanta, Georgia USA 1991 building homepage
The Kirklin Clinic of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System Birmingham, Alabama USA 1992
Four Seasons Hotel New York New York, New York USA 1993
Louvre Pyramid and La Pyramide Inversée, Louvre[18] Paris France 1993 Louvre at night centered.jpg
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Cleveland, Ohio USA 1995 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2014-12-30 11.10.17 by Sam Howzit).jpg
Buck Institute for Research on Aging Novato, California USA 1996 The first stage of the Master Plan was completed in 1999
Miho Museum[19] Shiga Japan 1997
Republic of Korea Permanent Mission to the United Nations New York, New York USA 2000
Essensa Condominium (in association with Pei Partnership Architects and Matrix Design) Taguig City Philippines 2000
Bank of China Head Office Building (in association with Pei Partnership Architects) Beijing China 1996 1999 BOC Headquarters at Xidan (20171123140827).jpg
Oare Pavilion Wiltshire England 2003
Zeughaus Wing at Deutsches Historisches Museum (German History Museum) Berlin Germany 2003
MUDAM-Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean Luxembourg City Luxembourg[20] 2006 MUDAM IN THE EVENING SUN, LU.jpg
Suzhou Museum New Wings Suzhou China 2006 Suzhou Museum - new buildings.jpg
Embassy of the People's Republic of China to the United States of America Washington, D.C. USA 2006 (in association with Pei Partnership Architects) Chinese embassy gate Washington 3211.JPG
Museum of Islamic Art Doha Qatar 2008 The Museum of Islamic Art is reminiscent of the design of the National Assembly Building of Dhaka, Bangladesh by Louis Kahn; Pei has been known to admire this building's design. The Museum is connected to the mainland by three 215-foot-long bridges and the Chamesson limestone is lit from all perspectives.[21]
Macao Science Center Cathedral Parish, Macau China 2009 The Macao Science Center in Macau, designed by Pei Partnership Architects in association with I. M. Pei. Centro de Ciência de Macau.jpg
The Pei Plan for Urban Renewal Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA 1964

See also[edit]


  1. ^ List of Pei projects on Pei firm website
  2. ^ Demolition Underway of Gulf Oil Refining Building
  3. ^ William L. Slayton House (and interior), DC Historic Sites, accessed May 21, 2019
  4. ^ Kasakove, Sophie. "Clear Site: Urban renewal in cathedral square". The College Hill Independent. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  5. ^ Kennedy Theatre, University of Hawaii, US. Archived October 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Unofficial website.
  7. ^ Official page of Pei's Sculpture Wing, Des Moines Art Center, US.
  8. ^ "I.M. Pei |". Retrieved 2019-05-30.
  9. ^ Building website.
  10. ^ "The Buccini/Pollin Group, Inc. - I.M. Pei Building". Retrieved January 16, 2011.
  11. ^ "I.M. Pei legacy includes University of Rochester's Wilson Commons". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  12. ^ Pei's audio tour of the East Building addition to the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, US.
  13. ^ Conversation with I.M. Pei about JFK Museum, Boston Archived 2008-08-14 at the Wayback Machine—with Robert Campbell, critic, Boston Globe (audio/video stream).
  14. ^ von Boehm, p. 56.
  15. ^
  16. ^ "Hysan in big revamp at Causeway Bay". Hong Kong: The Standard. 7 March 2013.
  17. ^ Fragrant Hill Hotel Archived 2004-02-24 at the Wayback Machine.
  18. ^ Pyramide du Louvre website.
  19. ^ Official information on the architecture, Miho Museum, Japan.
  20. ^ MUDAM, Luxembourg.
  21. ^ Byles, Jeff, Qatar's Crown Jewel. Art+Auction, November 2008.