Monday, August 23, 2010
US naturalized citizen of the day- I.M. Pei
Ieoh Ming Pei was born 26 April 1917 in Guangzhou (Canton), China commonly known by his initials I. M. Pei, is a Chinese American architect, often called a master of modern architecture. His first major recognition came with the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Colorado; his new stature led to his selection as chief architect for the John F. Kennedy Library in Massachusetts. He went on to design Dallas City Hall and the East Building of the National Gallery of Art.