World-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind inspires Jaime and Amy with his eternally optimistic world-view and powerfully uplifting story of being born into persecution, immigrating to “the promised land” of the U.S. and participating in the space race. As the architect responsible for the master plan of the World Trade Center site, he composes memory in order to heal the future. Oh and he’s got mad accordion skills.More about this article
For creatives, the retirement age of 65 is merely a mile marker, not the end, of their life’s ride. Here four old souls, ages 67 to 101, discuss why they continue to hone their craft with no end in sight. Why? “There is an immortality to being creative,” says one.
Daniel Libeskind talks about what a perfect Saturday looks like in New York City.More about this article
In architecture, the personal tends to be prohibited. “Starchitects” might have notoriously big personalities, but how much do we actually know about them? Enter the personality quiz, a favorite pastime of young adults and, as it turns out, the architect Daniel Libeskind, who agreed to be the first in our new series, the Proust Questionnaire.More about this article
AMSTERDAM — The architect Daniel Libeskind unveiled his design on Friday for a Dutch national Holocaust memorial in Amsterdam, to be laser-etched with the names of some 103,000 Jewish, Roma and Sinti residents of the Netherlands who were killed by the Nazis during World War II.
The names monument will consist of four walls made of red brick — a common material in Amsterdam houses — shaped into the form of the Hebrew word “Lizkor,” which translates to “in memory of.”More about this article
“If you took the whole world and collapsed it into one little ball, you’d find it here, in this city.” Daniel Libeskind, world-renowned architect behind the new World Trade Center site, gives tribute to his city in this short and colourful video.More about this article
In having finished his newly built Haus Sapphire in Berlin-Mitte, Daniel Libeskind in an interview with Handelsblatt, talks about making capital successful in looking at the urban future, the link between affordable housing and social peace, and opinions towards what Donald Trump believes.More about this article
Tech workers, like artists, can be useful for property developers to follow when they are seeking the “next big thing”. They will scrutinise, for example, the real estate investment opportunities prompted by the Cambridge to Oxford railway line and “tech corridor”, which was promised a funding boost in the autumn statement last week. They will also consider where the extra 500 workers that Facebook plans to hire for its new London headquarters in Fitzrovia, will live, as well as those commuting to the new Apple headquarters at Battersea Power Station.
Where the geeks go, the builders will often follow.
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It’s hard to imagine a New York different from the one we know, but what would the city have been like if the ideas of some of the greatest architectural dreamers had made it beyond the drawing boards and into built form? The new book Never Built New York paints the picture of an alternative New York, with renderings, sketches, models, and stories of proposals for the city that never came to be. Internationally acclaimed architects Daniel Libeskind. Steven Holl, and Elizabeth Diller come together to envision this alternate city.More about this article
The city of Orlando is in the process of trying to buy the Pulse nightclub where 49 people were killed and more than 50 injured in a mass shooting that occured last June. Officials there are still trying to determine the best way to memorialize those who lost their lives. In California, the first anniversary of the San Bernardino shooting is approaching.
Take Two’s A. Martinez spoke with Daniel Libeskind on how to construct a public memorial in an interview for California radio, 89.3 KPCC.
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The US architect Daniel Libeskind lived in Berlin for 14 years and is following its development with concern. The real estate boom “prices out people from the city who serve the city, but the city can no longer afford it.”
It requires a rethinking of urban planning, looking at prestigious major projects such as the reconstruction of the Berlin City Palace , and towards modern social housing. And Libeskind wants to set a good example.
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Architect Magazine looks at the “One Day In Life,” event curated by Libeskind and organized under the auspices of the Alte Oper, the musical company that occupies the renovated 19th-century opera house in the center of Frankfurt.
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Daniel Libeskind talks about his process and why working on the master plan for the World Trade Center site will always remain special to him.
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Daniel Libeskind is one of the most celebrated architects of our time, but before he made his name with the iconic Berlin Jewish Museum, his ambitious designs were largely dismissed and considered “unbuildable.”More about this article
Daniel Libeskind and architecture for the common good. Creating new living spaces that generate an environment conducive for comfort, amid the complicated construction of the Master Plan WTC New York. The architect spoke with Codigo on his perception of discipline, convergences between architecture and music, and the ephemeral nature of buildings.More about this article
Elle Decor speaks to Daniel Libeskind’s tower to be constructed at City Life, Milan. The final to be constructed in the business and shopping district after the completion of Allianz and Generali Towers.More about this article
The One Day in Life initiative commissioned by the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, a musical labyrinth comprised of individual concert events in various locations across the city.More about this article
DECO Home speaks to Daniel Libeskind about his collaboration with the Frankfurt Opera, One Day in Life, as well as his new design projects at Salone 2016.More about this article
The architect reflects on the esoteric concept of time.More about this article
Daniel Libeskind returns to his musical roots with a concert project in Frankfurt am Main.
Architectural Record takes a look inside one of the Libeskind-designed CityLife apartments, as well as at Daniel Libeskind’s collection of new products presented at the 2016 Salone del Mobile.More about this article
Spanish Newspaper El País presents a photo gallery of 30 of the worlds most spectacular, recently opened or announced museums, including Studio Libeskind’s Zhang Zhidong and Modern Industrial Museum in Wuhan, China.More about this article
Daniel Libeskind unveils the design for the Kurdistan Museum in the 2016 Design Issue of Bloomberg Businessweek.More about this article
Two big retail investors made a bet Friday on a growing tourism market on the Strip.
In a widely rumored deal, Invesco Real Estate of Atlanta and Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group officially entered into a $1.1 billion agreement to buy The Shops at Crystals. The 324,000-square-foot luxury mall is part of CityCenter, which MGM Resorts International owns and operates through a 50-50 joint venture with Dubai World.More about this article
AD rounds up examples of modern architecture that make innovative use of the construction mainstay. Studio Libeskind’s 18.36.54 house in western Connecticut is showcased for its mirror-finished, bronzed stainless steel exterior.More about this article
Architecture, Astrophysics and a shining masterpiece: Daniel Libeskind and his son Noam visit Mendelsohn’s Einstein Tower .More about this article
The first museum dedicated to Lithuanian Modern and contemporary art is due open in Vilnius, the country’s capital, in early 2019. The 33,400 sq. ft concrete-and-glass building, designed by Daniel Libeskind, will act as a “gateway” between the Medieval and 18th-century parts of the city, according to the architect.More about this article
Shaped like a shard of glass, the architect’s Vitra residential tower is also his first project in South America.More about this article
The Art of Subtlety: Daniel Libeskind’s Vilnius Museum Is an Exhibition in Newfound RestraintMore about this article
Daniel Libeskind’s new Warsaw tower, Zlota 44, makes its mark on the Polish city’s skylineMore about this article
In Vanity Fair’s November 2015 “On Art” issue, the magazine presents the “titans of global museum architecture”, introduced by eminent friends, clients and artists. Daniel Libeskind, “The Deconstructivist”, is pictured in his Jewish Museum Berlin.
Six of the world’s top architects and designers are delving into their deepest, darkest and most distant memories for a new exhibition. The exhibition hopes to shed light on the elusive role of childhood experience in shaping creativity in adulthood.
Childhood ReCollections: Memory in Design at Roca London Gallery will include six modern-day “cabinets of curiosities” created by architects Zaha Hadid, Kengo Kuma, Daniel Libeskind, and Denise Scott Brown, plus Spanish design duo Nieto Sobejano, and hat designer Philip Treacy.More about this article
How best to build a new skyscraper in an ancient city? That question was top of mind for architects Daniel Libeskind and Israel-based Yigal Levi as they drew up the recently approved plans for a 344-foot building in the heart of Jerusalem.More about this article
Daniel Libeskind and five other leading architects defend the merits of some of the world’s most controversial buildings.More about this article
Architect Magazine explores the iridescent, red ceramic tiles covering Studio Libeskind’s Vanke Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015.More about this article
Newsweek invites some of the world’s most interesting thinkers to go on a five-mile walk of their choice, starting with Daniel Libeskind in Berlin.More about this article
South China Morning Post explores China’s architectural pavilions at the 2015 Milan World Expo, including the dramatic structure and lasting impression left by Libeskind’s Vanke Pavilion.
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Milan Dispatch: Architects Manipulate Materials at the 2015 Salone del Mobile – The imaginative installations of Daniel Libeskind, Kengo Kuma, and more.More about this article
Daniel Libeskind has accepted the invitation of Alte Oper Frankfurt to develop his very own concert project for Frankfurt. The result is an artistic concept which extends far beyond the space of Alte Oper and the usual framework of concerts. Choosing the title “One Day in Life“, Libeskind will create an entirely novel encounter between the city of Frankfurt, music, and the fundamental motifs of human existence. “One Day in Life” will take place Saturday, May 21, 2016 through Sunday, May 22, 2016.More about this article
Architecture critic Hugh Pearman reviews Studio Libeskind’s Mons International Congress Xperience.More about this article
Cities are places built to bring people together but every so often conflict and unrest in urban centers means that communal trust is broken. This episode of The Urbanist looks at how cities heal after conflict and the dust clears.More about this article
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, join us for a live storytelling event as children of Holocaust survivors recollect what it was like to grow up in the shadow of the Shoah. This program was originally scheduled for International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27 and was postponed due to the snowstorm.More about this article
Daniel Libeskind interviewed by German newspaper, Der Tagesspiegelhttp://www.tagesspiegel.de/wirtschaft/immobilien/daniel-libeskind-ueber-berlin-das-neue-areal-rund-um-den-hauptbahnhof-ist-schrecklich/11269532.htmlMore about this article
“‘It’s not an expensive building but it’s an elegant building and that’s what we wanted,’ says Daniel Libeskind. The architect is showing us around his latest project, a new convention centre – the Mons International Congress Xperience (MICX) – that is part of a wider regeneration masterplan for the pretty southern Belgian town of Mons, and the first of several projects planned for the city’s year as European Capital of Culture.
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Le Moniteur visits the Mons International Congress Xperience in Belgium on its press opening.More about this article
Marina Abramovic has joined forces with the architect Daniel Libeskind and the furniture design firm Moroso to create a limited-edition table…More about this article
Smithsonian Magazine showcases a modern artists’ portfolio saluting America’s most famous flag.
To renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, a Polish immigrant, the U.S. flag means “freedom of the individual, of religion, of democracy.” Steel and aluminum convey the symbol’s indestructibility.More about this article
The renowned architect talks to Co.Design about how he works, embracing failure, and why he’d love to design an airport.More about this article
Wallpaper Magazine feature on Daniel Libeskind’s “Counting the Rice” desk for Marina Abramovic and Moroso
A round-up feature in the Wall Street Journal featuring the Zhang Zhidong Museum and Modern Industrial Museum
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An interview with Daniel Libeskind on the future.More about this article
Crit memories: Foster, Rogers, Libeskind & Scott Brown, Architect’s Journal, July 2014
At the Cooper Union, I took a course on structures in architecture given by Ysrael Seinuk, a renowned engineer famous in New York for his skyscrapers…More about this article
Drawing a new architecture
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Photographer Mark Peckmezian
Daniel Libeskind wasn’t even supposed to be in New York. He was supposed to be in Dallas, Texas, for a symposium on urban issues—one of the countless conventions, colloquia, and festivals for which the architect has become a regular ornament over the course of his long career. Only two weeks prior, in early June, he had been in Venice for the city’s Architecture Biennale; before that, it was Manila; the week following, London. But on this very summery mid-June afternoon, Libeskind’s itinerant lifestyle had finally caught up with him, and he was laid low with a strep throat that had him recuperating at home in Manhattan.
A cover feature by architecture critic James Russell. He reviews Daniel Libeskind’s masterplan and residences for the CityLife in Milan.More about this article
Daniel Libeskind on what inspired his World Trade Center plan in an interview with Financial Times.More about this article
Kö-Bogen has been announced today Best Urban Regeneration Project at MIPIM Awards 2014.More about this article
Elizabeth Zach, New York Times, interviewed Daniel Libeskind for the two-year anniversary of the Military History Museum in Dresden.More about this article
Interior Design magazine reports on Studio Libeskind’s latest project in Berlin.More about this article
Learning from the World Trade Center Wrangles, an Op-Ed by Daniel Libeskind.More about this article
Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery Exhibition
EXHIBITION OF DANIEL LIBESKIND’S ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS Offers Rare Glimpse Into Creative Process of World-Renowned Architect
From intimate sketches of the Jewish Museum Berlin to a large-scale scroll drawing depicting the 2013 master plan for Ground Zero in New York, drawings by architect Daniel Libeskind are the focus of “Never Say the Eye Is Rigid: Architectural Drawings of Daniel Libeskind,” an exhibition opening on December 23, 2013 at Tel Aviv’s Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery (3 Lilienblum Street).The exhibition arrives in Tel Aviv after opening at the Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery in Rome and in Turin. From Tel Aviv the show will travel to the Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery in Milan then travel to London and to New York City (location and dates to be announced).More about this article
Architect Daniel Libeskind has made a name for himself with major urban projects like the master plan for the World Trade Center site and the Jewish Museum in Berlin. But a growing part of his work involves design on a much smaller scale: furniture, building products, household accessories.More about this article
Daniel Libeskind’s first building was the Jewish Museum in Berlin. Shortly after it was opened he won a fierce competition to rebuild the most valuable and most politically charged piece of real estate in the world: Ground Zero in New York. It propelled him into the architectural stratosphere and was an experience that changed him utterly. He tells Razia Iqbal and an audience at the Royal Institute of British Architects of the twists and turns in an extraordinary tale.