Daniel Liebeskind(1946-), Architect
Sitter in 1 portrait
Leibeskind, is an American architect, artist and set designer. He received his architectural degree from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Leibeskind also received a postgraduate degree in History and Theory of Architecture at the School of Comparative Studies at Essex in 1972. He founded Studio Daniel Leibeskind in 1989, with his wife Nina Lewis. His most renowned buildings include the Jewish Museum in Berlin, the extension to the Denver Art Museum in the United States and the Imperial War Museum North in England. In 2003 Leibeskind won the position for master plan architect for the reconstruction of the World Trade Centre Site, in Lower Manhattan.
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