I.M. Pei’s legacy stretched from the West to the East

China 05/17/19, 04:32

The legacy of American architect I.M. Pei stretches from west to east, from the Louvre museum to his native China, where he helped fuse tradition and modernity as the country opened up after the Cultural Revolution. Pei, who died earlier this week at the age of 102, added elegance to landscapes ...

What was lost, what was saved from the Notre Dame fire?

Europe 04/16/19, 12:21

More than simply an iconic cathedral and jewel of Gothic architecture, Notre Dame was a treasure trove, housing priceless and irreplaceable marvels of immense religious, artistic, musical, historical and architectural value. Some were lost to humanity forever in the blaze that ravaged the Paris cathedral Monday. Others were spared, at least ...

Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker for designs blending East, West

World 03/05/19, 10:15

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, credited with bringing together the East and West in his innovative designs, has been awarded this year's Pritzker Architecture Prize, known internationally as the highest honor in the field.The 2019 prize was announced Tuesday by the jury of the Hyatt Foundation. Founded in 1979, the prize ...

Pritzker Prize, Irish-born architect Kevin Roche dies

New York 03/02/19, 16:53

The acclaimed Irish-born architect Kevin Roche has died, leaving his mark on world-class buildings from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and the city's Museum of Jewish Heritage to airports in New York and Washington.A spokesman for his architectural firm says Roche died Friday at 96 of natural causes at ...

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