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Henry N. Cobb

Henry N. Cobb (born April 8, 1926, in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American architect and founding partner with I.M. Pei of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, an international architectural firm based in New York City.

Cobb attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Harvard College, and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and returned to Harvard from 1980 to 1985 to be chairman of Harvard’s Department of Architecture.[1] He has received honorary degrees from Bowdoin College and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. In 1983, he was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate Academician, and become a full Academician in 1990.

Cobb won the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s 2013 Lynn S. Beedle Award. He lives in New York City and North Haven, Maine.

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