NEW YORK – Ieoh Ming Pei, the architect behind buildings including the glass pyramid outside Louvre in Paris, died at age 102.
Tributes poured in, remembering him for a lifetime of designing iconic structures worldwide.
Pei’s designs were renowned for their emphasis on precision geometry, plain surfaces and natural light.
He carried on working well into old age, creating one of his most famous masterpieces – the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar – in his 80s. (BBC)