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Architect of the Week | Cesar Pelli

2/25/2013


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Welcome to the second installment of Architect of the Week, sorry for the slight delay! Yet again, we are looking at one particularly inspirational architect and crowning them our Architect of the Week. This week, the coveted spot has been awarded to Cesar Pelli!

Cesar is a Argentine American architect born in San Miguel de Tucuman in Argentina. He is most famous for his work on some of the worlds tallest skyscrapers. Cesar has won many awards other than being the 'Architect of the Week', which include the Doctor of Arts, CTBUH Skyscraper Award and the Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award. 

                                                            A Video featuring Cesar Pelli

Cesar's most notable works include the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia which was the worlds tallest building between 1998 and 2004 before being surpassed by Taipei 101. As well as this, Cesar has designed the 1 Canada Square building in London which was the tallest building in London. that, is until it was recently surpassed by the Shard, designed by Renzo Piano, who was our first ever Architect of the Week! Cesar has also designed the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, the Citi Bank tower in Canary Wharf, London. You can view his full portfolio by Clicking Here.

        
            
The Petronas Towers
The Wells Fargo Centre
So, congratulations to Cesar Pelli for becoming our Architect of the Week. Stay tuned for another installment coming soon!

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