I. M. Pei, one of the world’s most famous building designers, died last Thursday at age 102. Mr. Pei created buildings which are known and recognized around the world.
Mr. Pei was born in China in 1917. He spent his summers in the countryside. He had an interest in rocks, nature, and history. When he was 17, he came to the US, where he studied architecture at MIT. Architecture is the art of planning and creating buildings. After MIT, Mr. Pei went to Harvard to study architecture even more.