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Pei, I.M., 1985-05-14

Identifier: Item 32

Scope and Contents

Oral History Interview with I.M. Pei, 1985. Interviewed by Lucy Warner. 1 sound cassette (ca. 1 hr.): analog, mono. Two physical versions (one master, one copy). Transcript (15 pgs.). Forms part of the UCAR/NCAR Oral History Collection. In this interview I.M. Pei, chief architect of the Mesa Laboratory and the Fleischmann Building, speaks passionately about his inspirations; the placement of the structures and the relationship between building and setting; the design process, down to the selection of materials; and how the Mesa Laboratory marked a very important turning point in his career.


  • 1985-05-14


Conditions Governing Access

Some access restrictions apply to the interviews within this collection (mostly prohibiting online access), and all are not open for access. Please contact the Archives for more information. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, statements, and other information expressed in the interviews, or in any abstract or transcription thereof, reflect the opinions of the narrator and interviewer of the tape or transcript only, and do not necessarily reflect the views of UCAR / NCAR or the National Science Foundation.


From the Collection: 71.00 Items

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Archives Repository