Daniel Libeskind

An international figure in architecture and urban design, the architect Daniel Libeskind is renowned for his ability to evoke cultural memory in buildings of equilibrium-defying contemporaneity. Informed by a deep commitment to music, philosophy, and literature, Mr. Libeskind aims to create architecture that is resonant, original, and sustainable.

Born in Łódź, Poland, in 1946, Mr. Libeskind immigrated to the United States as a teenager. Mr. Libeskind established his architectural studio in Berlin, Germany, in 1989, after winning the competition to build the Jewish Museum Berlin. In February 2003, when Daniel Libeskind was selected as the master planner for the World Trade Center redevelopment, Studio Daniel Libeskind moved its headquarters from Berlin to New York City. Mr. Libeskind’s practice is involved in designing and realizing a diverse array of urban, cultural, and commercial projects internationally. The Studio has completed buildings that range from museums and concert halls to conventi

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