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Something in Common

From movies to TV shows to concerts, the more we get to know celebrities the more we feel like we know them on a personal level. This can seem even more real, given all the true-life biography shows on TV … Continue reading

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Renowned Architect I.M. Pei Dies at 102

I.M. Pei, co-founder of the international architectural firm, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, and the architect behind the famous glass pyramids at the Louvre in Paris, died May 16. He was 102. In addition to the glass pyramids, some of … Continue reading

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Pei Celebrates 99th Birthday

World-renowned architect Ieoh Ming (I.M.) Pei is celebrating his 99th birthday today. He was born in Guangzhou, China, in 1917 and eventually moved to New York to study architecture. He established his first architectural firm in 1955. The glass-happy Pei became famous for … Continue reading

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PPG to Celebrate Solarban Milestone

In commemorating the 50th anniversary of Solarban, PPG Industries will host a retrospective of modern and historic buildings constructed with Solarban products both online and at certain trade shows through the end of 2014. The website, www.SolarbanGlassLegacy.com, and expositions will … Continue reading

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