Daniel Libeskind

Architecture as a language

Tadeusz Goryczka

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Daniel Libeskind was born in 1946 in Lodz. In 1970 he graduated from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, he also completed postgraduate studies in history and theory of architecture at the School of Comparative Studies in Essex, England.

Daniel Libeskind’s most important completed projects include Jewish Museum in Berlin, the Imperial Worth Museum North in Manchester, England, shopping and leisure center Westside in Bern, Switzerland, the monument Memoria e Luce in Padua, Italy, dedicated to the victims of the 9/11 attacks, as well as MGM Mirage City Center in Las Vegas, USA. Many new projects are currently in progress.

Daniel Libeskind has taught at several universities on all continents, he also received an honorary doctorate from a number of universities around the world. Libeskind has won numerous awards, including such prestigious awards as the Hiroshima Art Prize, which he received as the first architect in the world (2001), Deutsche Architekturpreis for the Jewish Museum in Berlin (1999), Medal of Goethe for his contribution to culture (2000) and many other.

The catalogue presenting the work of Daniel Libeskind’s studio in New York accompanied the exhibition presented in the Czech Republic and Poland. The catalogue texts are English, Polish and Czech. Photographs and visuals by Studio Daniel Libeskind.