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I. M. Pei: The Louvre Pyramid Hardcover – June 9, 2009


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Prestel; Bilingual edition (June 9, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3791343416
  • ISBN-13: 978-3791343419
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,543,363 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Two decades after the structure's appearance in the courtyard of the Louvre, this book tells the story of I. M. Pei s pyramid, from its conception and original designs to its construction and finished state. I. M. Pei's glittering addition to the Louvre Museum in Paris has already become an iconic emblem of France's past and future.

About the Author

PHILIP JODIDIO is the author of numerous books on architecture, including Architecture: Art, Architecture: Nature, Under the Eaves of Architecture, and The Aga Khan Museum Toronto (all by Prestel). He lives in Grimentz, Switzerland.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Architectv on August 21, 2009
Format: Hardcover
A well-recorded concise record of this significant architectural statement by the most notable Chinese-American Architect (and perhaps arguably the very best Architect) of our time. The content is insightful of the development of the project and is supplemented with magnificent photos throughout printed on acid-free paper. A most worthwhile keepsake to grace any coffee table or bookshelf.
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