Published March 26, 2019
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
6 pm - 7:30 pm
Edge of Order
This lecture will focus on the current work of Studio Daniel Libeskind and the detailed examination of specific projects. In addition the lecture will address the practice of architecture and the education of architects.
Daniel Libeskind is a Jewish Polish-American architect who founded Studio Libeskind with his wife Nina in 1989. An accomplished musician, he is also an artist, set designer and an internationally recognized teacher. Daniel Libeskind’s design for the Jewish Museum in Berlin received the German Architecture Prize in 1999 and in 2012 Studio Libeskind was awarded the AIA National Service Medal for their work on the master plan to develop the 16-acre site in Lower Manhattan destroyed in the terrorist attack of 9/11. Based in New York city the studio has designed notable civic buildings throughout the world. Currently Studio Libeskind are designing Sumner Houses – an affordable housing project for the New York City Housing Authority and a new Maggie Center in London.
This event is co-sponsored by the Foundation of Jewish Philanthropies and supported by Peter Fleischmann and Bob Skerker