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Cesar Pelli

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October 12, 1926-?
Works Cited
1.www.greatbuildings.com/architects/Cesar_Pelli.html

2. www.architecturaldigest.com/architecture/archive/pelli_article_032005

3. www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/449303/Cesar-Pelli

4. architecture.about.com/od/greatarchitects/p/cesarpelli.htm
RESULTS
SUCCESS?
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WHAT NOW?
SUMMARY
RESULTS
SOLVED PROBLEMS
REMAINING PROBLEMS
NEW CHALLENGES
Background Info
Born in Tucuman, Argentina
Emigrated to the U.S. in 1952
Studied at the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois
Style of design is metallic, art deco influenced buildings

Cesar Pelli
Built in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1998
Constructed as a tribute to Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia
Utilizes a distinct post modern architectural style
Were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004
Petronas Twin Towers
Office building in University City, Pennsylvania
Constructed in 2005
Cost $180 million to build
437 feet tall
Designed to be seen from all sides
Cira Centre
Skyscraper in Canary Wharf, London
Stands 770 feet above ground level
Built in 1988
Pelli based the building's design on the Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben Tower)
Contains 50 stories of offices
1 Canada Square
Complex of office buildings designed in 1982
Stands alongside the site of the fallen World Trade Center
Features a rotunda overlooking the Hudson River
Has its own zip code: 10281
World Financial Center
Pelli's Legacy
Awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Yale University
Finished post modern skyscraper The Landmark in Abu Dhabi, Dubai
Petronas Towers awarded the prestigious AgaKhan Architecture Award in 2004
In 2012, the Konex Foundation from Argentina declared Pelli the most important Argentinian artist in the last decade
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