World-renowned and widely-respected architect Cesar Pelli designed the Red Building as an integral part of the Pacific Design Center. A former Dean of the School of Architecture at Yale University, he is a partner in the firm Pelli Clarke Pelli. His work has been widely published and exhibited, with eight books dedicated to his designs and theories.

Projects designed by Cesar Pelli are among some of the most well-known and most respected in the world, including Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; BankBoston Tower in Buenos Aires, Argentina; National Museum of Contemporary Art in Osaka, Japan; the World Financial Center; and, most recently, Bloomberg Headquarters in New York City.

In 1995 the AIA awarded Cesar Pelli its Gold Medal. In 1991 the AIA selected him as one of the 10 most influential living American architects. In 1989, the AIA awarded Pelli Clarke Pelli its Firm Award. Cesar Pelli has received over 100 awards for design excellence.


Architect Cesar Pelli