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ID: 500029268
 
Record Type: Person
Pei, I. M. (American architect, born 1917 in China)

Note: Born 26 April 1917. He was educated at St John's Middle School, Shanghai, China. He emigrated to the United States in 1935, was naturalized in 1948. He studied at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, B. Arch. 1940; Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts, M.Arch. 1946. He served on the National Defense Research Committee, 1943-1945. He was an Instructor, later Assistant Professor, at Harvard Graduate School of Design, 1945-1948. He was director of architecture at Webb and Knapp, New York, 1948-1955. He was a Partner in I.M. Pei & Partners, New York, 1955-1989. He was a partner, Pei, Cobb, Freed and Partners, 1989. He retired officially on 1 January 1991, but continues to work with a lighter load. American architect; since 1955, Partner, I. M. Pei & Partners, New York; since 1989, partner in Pei Cobb Freed & Partners.

Names:
Pei, I. M. (preferred,V,index,LC)
I. M. Pei (V,display)
Pei, Ieoh Ming (V)
Pei, Yü-Ming (V)
Bèi Yù Míng (V,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin),NA,U)
Bei, Yuming (V)
贝聿铭 (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
Chinese

Roles:
architect (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Canton (Canton province, China) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   from 1935  United States (North and Central America) (nation)
active:   China (Asia) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
parent of ....  Pei, Chien Chung  
................  (American architect, contemporary) [500256661]
parent of ....  Pei, Li Chung  
................  (American architect, contemporary) [500256660]
partner in ....  I. M. Pei & Partners  
..................  (American architectural firm, established 1955) [500033103]
partner of ....  Cobb, Henry Nichols  
..................  (American architect, born 1926) [500016217]
partner of ....  Freed, James Ingo  
..................  (American architect, 1930-2005) [500020924]
partner of ....  Leonard, Eason H.  
..................  (American architect, contemporary) [500033824]
student of ....  Breuer, Marcel  
..................  (American and Hungarian architect and furniture designer, 1902-1981) [500118800]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Pei, I. M. (I)

Biographies:
(American architect, born 1917 in China) ..... [VP Preferred]
( architect, born 1917) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(American architect) ..... [Grove Art]
(American architect) ..... [AVERY]
(American architect, born 1917) ..... [AVERY]
(born 26.IV.1917; Architect, China, United States of America) ..... [FDA]
(American and Chinese architect, born Canton (China), 1917; active United States, from 1935) ..... [CCA]
(American architect, b.1917) ..... [BHA]
(American architect. Since 1955, Partner, I. M. Pei & Partners, New York, 1917-) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Bei, Yuming ........ [VP]
........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Bèi Yù Míng ........ [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
I. M. Pei ........ [CCA, CL-Courtauld, VP]
...................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
...................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Pei, Ieoh Ming ........ [AVERY, CCA, FDA, Grove Art]
.............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.............................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
Pei, I. M. ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, FDA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
.....................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL79065003 , accessed 28 September 2006
.....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
.....................  Witt Library, Authority files
Pei, Yü-Ming ........ [VP]
...........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
贝聿铭 ........ [VP]
........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, CL-Courtauld, FDA, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Avery Library Catalog (1968)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987) 1987
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Emanuel, Contemporary Architects (1994) 734
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) XXIV, 325-326
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL79065003 , accessed 28 September 2006
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  Post, Pei Cobb Freed, Engineering News-Record (1993)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
....................  Who Was Who in America (1899-1890-) 1989
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
.......... Emanuel, Contemporary Architects (1994)
.......... Post, Pei Cobb Freed, Engineering News-Record (1993) 26
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