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The Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, opened in 2008 on a former wharf overlooking the Persian Gulf.
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A curving double staircase contrasts with the angular geometry of the surrounding space in the Museum of Islamic Art.
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Looking up at the simplified geometry of the central dome and pendentive areas at the Museum of Islamic Art.
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The design for the Christian Science Center in Boston includes a massive reflecting pool.
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The concrete forms of the Christian Science Center recall the work of Le Corbusier.
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The lobby of the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
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Multistory pyramidal glass forms enclose a large atrium at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio.
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The National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado.
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Pei's Luce Memorial Chapel stands on the grounds of Tunghai University in Taichung, Taiwan.
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At the Miho Museum in Shiga, Japan, Pei's typical abstract geometry shows deference to traditional Japanese architectural forms.
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