American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Pei, I(eoh) M(ing) Born 1917. Chinese-born American architect whose designs include the East Building of the National Gallery, Washington D.C. (1978), and the Pyramide at the Louvre in Paris (1989).
“Minxin Pei has called this the "decentralized predatory state," one where the exploitative actions of a market economy are layered over by the excesses of state control.”
“Minxin Pei holds a Ph.D. from Harvard in political science and is the director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College as well as the director of the China Program at the Carnegie Endowment.”
“Minxin Pei, who grew up in Shanghai and now works at Claremont McKenna College, in California, has predicted in China’s Trapped Transition that within the next few years, tension between an open economy and a closed political system will become unendurable, and an unreformed Communist bureaucracy will finally drag down economic performance.”
“My grandmother brought her to Jinzhou, where she was remarried, to a man called Pei-o.”
“T'ang dynasty it was called Pei-p'ing Fu; and afterward became known as Shun-t'ien Fu -- but that was after the city now called Peking was built.”
“He wrote alfo the life of Archbilhop Ar/elm, a book called The Pei: iten - lial, and fome other pieces.”
Internet Archive: A description of that admirable structure, the cathedral church of Salisbury. : With the chapels, monuments, grave-stones, and their inscriptions. To which is prefixed an account of Old Sarum.
“It happens that our friends of Shuemi community in Japan, who built this museum after engaging I.M. Pei to design it, and who commissioned us to make this album about it, also grow the most delicious green tea I've ever tasted, as well as "natural agriculture" coffee from their center in Brazil.”
“Here's my video, which begins with a short introductory look at the I.M. Pei firm's Johnson Art Museum expansion, officially opening on Oct. 15, within sight of Koolhaas' new building:”
“This highly anticipated, 47,000-square-foot facility is part of a sudden burst of starchitects on the Ithaca campus: I.M. Pei, Richard Meier and Thom Mayne, all Pritzker Prize winners, are helping to shape my alma mater for the 21st century.”
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