Pelli, Cesar

César Pelli (born 1926)

Cesar Pelli, born 1926 in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina is an Argentine architect known for building some of the world's tallest skyscrapers and other major urban landmarks like the Petronas Twin Towers, Malaysia or Cira Centre, Philadelphia, PA, USA. He also designed the World Financial Center complex in Manhattan, which surround the now-fallen World Trade Center.

Cesar Pelli studied architecture at the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. He completed his studies at the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Cesar Pelli started his career in the office of architect Eero Saarinen, New Haven. He emigrated to the United States in 1952. He opened his own office in 1977.

Important Buildings:

 181 West Madison Street, Chicago, Illinois
25 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, Docklands, London
40 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, Docklands, London
777 Tower, Los Angeles, California
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Miami, Florida
Aronoff Center for Performing Arts, Cincinnati, Ohio
Athletic and Fitness Center at Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa
Bank of America Corporate Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
Benjamin & Mariam Schuster Performing Arts Center, Dayton, Ohio
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
Boston Bank Building, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Bucksbaum Center for the Arts at Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa
Carnegie Hall Tower, New York City, New York
Center for Drama and Film & the Martel Theater at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
Cheung Kong Center, Hong Kong, PRC
Cira Centre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Citigroup Centre, 25 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Commons Centre and Mall, Columbus, Indiana
Edificio República, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Expansion of Washington National Airport, Washington, D.C.
Federal Building Eastern District Courthouse, Brooklyn, New York
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
Gaviidae Common, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Gerald Ratner Athletics Center at University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Goldman Sachs Tower, Jersey City, New Jersey
Herring Hall at Rice University, Houston, Texas
Investment Building, Washington, DC.
Joe Rosenfield '25 Center, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa
KABC-TV, Los Angeles, California
Key Tower, Cleveland, Ohio
Kukui Gardens housing, Honolulu, Hawaii
Kurayoshi Park Square, Kurayoshi, Japan
Malone Engineering Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut
Minneapolis Public Library's Central branch, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan
One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, England
Overture Center, Madison, Wisconsin
Owens Corning World Headquarters, Toledo, Ohio
Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, California
Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Plaza Tower, Costa Mesa, California
Residential Tower atop the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, New York
San Bernardino City Hall, San Bernardino, California
Schuster Center, Dayton, Ohio
Science and Engineering Research and Classroom Complex at University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Segerstrom Hall, Orange County Performing Arts Center, Costa Mesa, California
Thomas E. Golden Jr. Center, St. Thomas More Catholic Chapel and Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Two International Finance Centre, Hong Kong
US Embassy in Tokyo, Japan
Wachovia Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Weber Music Hall at University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota
Wells Fargo Center (formerly Norwest Center), Minneapolis, Minnesota
World Financial Center, New York City, New York
Worldway Postal Center, Los Angeles International Airport, California