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Cesar Pelli, U.S. Architect Who Altered Skylines, Dies Aged 92

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Cesar Pelli in 2005.
Cesar Pelli in 2005.Photographer: Philippe Lopez/AFP via Getty Images

César Pelli, the Argentinian-born U.S. architect who designed some of the world’s most famous skyscrapers such as the Petronas Towers in Malaysia and the World Financial Center in New York, has died, according to the Washington Post. He was 92.

His son Rafael Pelli confirmed the death but did not provide a specific cause, the newspaper said. Juan Manzur, the governor of Tucuman province in Argentina, where Pelli was born, issued his condolences via Twitter on Friday evening. Calls and emails to Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects sent after working hours went unanswered.