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CES #349 Third Quarterly Presentation: International Forum and Global Practice Presentation with Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

Date/Time
Date(s) - 14/09/2013
All Day

Location
Asia Society,
Address
9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong

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AIA HK - CES #349 - feature

Presentations:

Please join this event at the Asia Society featuring a two-part presentation and sit-down wine brunch. The morning will open with a forum featuring our AIA International Director and members of the AIA International Committee speaking on global architectural practice, the new International Region and other exciting initiatives.  The discussion will then turn to the work of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (PCF&P). George H. Miller, FAIA, will present case studies illustrating the extent of the firm’s international work, including the Bank of China Tower here in Hong Kong.

 

I.M. Pei, FAIA, RIBA, Founding Partner of PCF&P, has been a leading figure in architecture since his emigration from China to the US in 1935. Known for his innovative use of natural elements, open spaces and simple geometric forms and patterns, Pei has designed some of the world’s most recognizable buildings, including the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC (1978), the Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong (1988) and the glass-and-steel pyramid for the Louvre in Paris (1993).

 

Miller_RSGeorge H. Miller, FAIA, Partner of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, is responsible for the firm’s business development and much of its international practice.  George has also served as the Institute’s President and is active with the International Committee Advisory Group.

 

George Kunihiro_RSGeorge Kunihiro, FAIA, is an architect and educator based in Tokyo. He has been active throughout Asia as the Past President of ARCASIA (Architects Regional Council of Asia) as well as the Director of Public Relations for the UIA 2011 Tokyo World Congress.

 


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