Architect I.M. Pei in the Napoleon courtyard of the Louvre museum in Paris in June 2006. Photo: AFP

Legendary Chinese-born US architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102

  • The man behind the controversial renovation of the Louvre Museum in Paris died overnight, his son Chien Chung Pei said
  • Ieoh Ming Pei, the son of a banker in China, left his homeland for the US in 1935, later becoming famous for his modern designs and high-profile projects
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Architect I.M. Pei in the Napoleon courtyard of the Louvre museum in Paris in June 2006. Photo: AFP
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