Norman Foster pays tribute to IM Pei

Im Pei

Louvre pyramid architect 'an inspiration and a true master'

Norman Foster has paid tribute to IM Pei, who has died aged 102 at his home in Manhattan.

He described Pei as "an inspiration and a true master". 

Pei, who Foster described as leaving behind a "formidable legacy", designed more than 170 projects including the Louvre pyramid, the Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar, the Oare Pavilion in Wiltshire - his only UK project - and the Suzhou Museum in China.

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