Our editor two years ago, architect Louvrepiramide: Long may you live, and your buildings are still much longer’


Onze redacteur twee jaar geleden aan toparchitect Louvrepiramide: ‘Lang zal u leven, en uw gebouwen nog veel langer’

The Louvre in Paris.

Our editor Geert Sels wrote two years ago a letter to the Chinese-American architect I. M. Pei, who was then 100, and Friday, has died at 102 years of age. He designed dozens of buildings, such as the Louvrepiramide and the Historical Museum in Berlin. A wenskaartje for the aristocrat of the architecture.

Congratulations, mister Pei,

A few days ago, I was shocked. Many of architectuursites had it tumbles over you and my eyes fell on I. M. It was not true, surely? An in memoriam?! But you had …