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An Architect’s Journey

This Wednesday night, PBS will premiere the newest installment of its American Masters series, I.M. Pei: Building China Modern. Last week, I caught a preview screening of the documentary, which traces the eight-year design and construction of Pei’s Suzhou Musuem, in China. Completed in 2006, the museum may have been Pei’s most challenging project to date. Not only was he…