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I.M. Pei tributes flood social media

The famous architect passed away at the age of 102

Architect I.M. Pei stands beside the tip of the Louvre’s inverted pyramid in the Galleries of the Carrousel in Paris, France.
Architect I.M. Pei stands beside the tip of the Louvre’s inverted pyramid in the Galleries of the Carrousel in Paris, France.
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Iconic architect I.M. Pei has died at the age of 102. As one of the most prolific and well-respected architects in the industry, Pei was responsible for a wide range of buildings in the United States and abroad. Most famous for his glass-topped extension of Paris’s Louvre Museum, Pei was also celebrated for his ability to collaborate with others and effectively manage complicated projects.

Admirers across the internet have taken to social media to express their sadness at the news and show their love for Pei, his work, and his legacy. Below, a look at some of the latest posts from design writers, critics, entertainers, and more—a testament to Pei’s influence and long-lasting career.