Dreyfus Building, MIT

I. M. Pei

Pei designed the plan for this section of the MIT campus and three buildings as well--the Green Building, a skyscraper of twenty-one stories, and two strongly horizontal buildings, the Dreyfus Building and the Landau Building.

View from southeast (with the Green Building in the background) and view from north (with Green Building to the right)

Diagonal columns and spandrels frame recessed windows.
The end of the building is cantilevered on two diagonal pilotis. The entrance is protected beneath the building.

Other buildings by I. M. Pei on this site include:Cleo Rogers Memorial Library, East Building, National Gallery of Art, Green Building, MIT, John F. Kennedy Library, John Hancock Tower, Landau Building, MIT, Louvre Entrance, and National Bank of Commerce.

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