Chien-Chung-(DIDI)-PeiChien Chung (Didi) Pei earned a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Physics from Harvard College in
1968 and graduated in 1972 from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design with a Master’s Degree
in Architecture. As the middle son of the world renowned architect, I.M. Pei, he was taught the
vision, commitment and professional standards essential to the creation of significant and
lasting architecture during his formative years. He is founding partner of Pei Partnership
Architects, an international design practice based in New York City, specializing in a wide array
of project types from large-scale, mixed-use developments to single-family residences. Prior to
founding Pei Partnership Architects in 1992 with his brother, Li Chung (Sandi), Mr. Pei spent the
first 20 years of his professional career contributing to many of I.M. Pei and Partners’ most
celebrated projects. In 2007 Mr. Pei was recognized for his design excellence on the Ronald
Reagan UCLA Medical Center and was awarded the UCLA Medal Award. In addition to running
his firm, Mr. Pei is Chair of the Board of Trustees of the China Institute of New York City.

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