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César Pelli, Renowned Architect Of Skyscrapers Around The World, Dies At 92

Pelli's legacy of modernist architecture lives on in buildings like the Petronas Towers in Malaysia, the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco and the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles.
Pelli designed the Petronas Towers in Malaysia, the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004. Source: Athanasios Gioumpasis

César Pelli, the acclaimed architect who designed some of the world's most distinct buildings, including the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, the Torre de Cristal in Madrid and the Petronas Towers in Malaysia, died on Friday at age 92.

The governor of Pelli's home province of Tucuman, Argentina, Juan Manzur, confirmed the architect's death on Twitter.

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