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Cesar Pelli
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Architect César Pelli.
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Name Cesar Pelli
Nationality Argentine American
Birth date (1926-10-12)October 12, 1926
Birth place San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
Date of death July 19, 2019(2019-07-19) (aged 92)
Place of death New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
Buildings Petronas Twin Towers, Malaysia

Cira Centre, Philadelphia, PA, USA 1 Canada Square, London, England, United Kingdom

Design Metallic, art deco-influenced buildings
Awards Doctor of Arts, CTBUH Skyscraper Award, The Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award

César Pelli (October 12, 1926 – July 19, 2019) was an Argentine-American architect. He was known for designing some of the world's tallest buildings and other major urban landmarks.

In 1991, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) listed Pelli among the ten most influential living American architects. His many awards include the 1995 AIA Gold Medal.

Perhaps his most famous work are the Petronas Twin Towers, which were for a time the world's tallest buildings. He also designed the World Financial Center complex in downtown Manhattan.

Pelli died on July 19, 2019 at his home in New Haven, Connecticut at the age of 92.

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