Season 24, Episode 1 I.M. Pei: Building China Modern
First Aired: March 31, 2010
Architect I.M. Pei, who left China in the 1930s, returns to his family's hometown of Suzhou to design a museum. The documentary features remarks from fellow architects and designers, scholars, local residents and Suzhou officials.
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