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Henry Cobb of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Dies at 93

Henry Cobb of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Dies at 93

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黄色视频网 - 免费午夜福利不卡片在线Henry N. Cobb, FAIA, Founding Partner of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects, has passed away at 93, in his home in Manhattan, as confirmed by Ian Bader, a partner at their architecture firm, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners.

 Space Tower skyscraper in Madrid. Image © Shutterstock/ By David Pereiras
Space Tower skyscraper in Madrid. Image © Shutterstock/ By David Pereiras

Born on April 8, 1926, Henry Cobb had an undergraduate education at Harvard College, before studying at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. In 1950, he moved to New York to begin his career, playing eventually a major role in the city’s development.

John Hancock Tower in Boston. Image © Flickr CC User Zach Heller
John Hancock Tower in Boston. Image © Flickr CC User Zach Heller

With almost 70 years of experience in the architectural field and nearly four decades as I.M. Pei’s partner, Henry Cobb has designed “the country’s most prominent buildings”. Awarded the President's Medal by the Architectural League of New York, the League's highest honor, Henry N. Cobb’s most notable built work includes the John Hancock Tower in Boston, 200 West Street in New York, the Portland Museum of Art in Maine, the John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse in Boston, and 7 Bryant Park in New York.


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The Four Seasons Hotel & Private Residences One Dalton Street, Boston’s tallest residential building. Image © Four Seasons One Dalton

黄色视频网 - 免费午夜福利不卡片在线Henry Cobb’s own work focused largely on office buildings, such as the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles, the World Trade Center Barcelona, and the Torre Espacio in Madrid. Chair of Harvard's department of architecture from 1980 to 1985, the architect maintained an active role in academic institutions.

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Cite: Christele Harrouk. "Henry Cobb of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Dies at 93" 05 Mar 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://bszhifu.com/935004/henry-cobb-of-pei-cobb-freed-and-partners-dies-at-93/> ISSN 0719-8884
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