This file photo taken on June 22, 4006 in the Napoleon courtyard of the Louvre museum in Paris shows US-Chinese architect of the Louvre Pyramid Ieoh Ming Pei (L) and the French Culture Minister Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres posing for photographers. (Xinhua/AFP/Eric Feferberg)
NEW YORK, May 16 (Xinhua) -- World-renowned architect Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I.M. Pei, has died at age 102, according to multiple reports on Thursday.
Pei was born in Guangzhou, China, and raised in Hong Kong and Shanghai, before moving to the United States in 1935. He won a wide variety of prizes and awards in the field of architecture.