Daniel Libeskind was honored by the International Academy of Architecture for an ongoing professional career of a true visionary in contemporary architecture. He was bestowed the recognition of ACADEMICIAN of the International Academy of Architecture by President Georgi Stoilov, architect, at the Academy’s XIIIth World Triennial of Architecture “Interarch 21012” in Sofia, Bulgaria on May 16, 2012.
The International Academy of Architecture represents the global architectural community with the professed goals:
To stimulate architecture creation, theory and architecture education.
To popularize the work of its members and to work towards the development of young talents in architecture.
To work on the global, regional and local problems of architecture, urban planning and environment, and towards a steady development of civil society.
To aid in the fulfillment of the Academy’s programs and its committees regarding architecture, urban planning and environment for a steady development of a civil society.
To perform creative and educational activities and research.
To work towards the development of new ideas and concepts in contemporary architecture.
Daniel Libeskind, nominated by Academy president Georgi Stoilov (Bulgaria) and Academy vice-president Brian A. Spencer, AIA (U.S.A.) was elevated to Academician in the Academy by the Academic council of the Academy, represented by:
Georgi Stoilov (Bulgaria) Richard England (Malta) Manfredi Nicoletti (Italy) Pierre-Andre Dufetel (France) Andrey Bokov (Russia) Thomas Herzog (Germany) Justus Dahinden (Switzerland) Brian A. Spencer (U.S.A.)
During the triennial congress Libeskind was a featured speaker on his philosophical approach to the work of Studio Daniel Libeskind with an energetic and stimulating presentation. The audience of approximately 600 architects from around the globe enthusiastically received Libeskind’s presentation.
Daniel Libeskind also exhibited recent work including:
18.36.54 House in rural Connecticut
The Dresden Military History Museum in Dresden, Germany
The Denver Art museum in Denver, Colorado
The Reflections at Keppel Bay(Towers) in Singapore
The Royal Ontario Museum in Ontario, Canada
The Westside Shopping & leisure Center in Bern-Brünnen, Switzerland
as part of the World Masters exhibition maintained by the International Academy of Architecture and made available for major congresses around the globe.
For further information contact: Brian A. Spencer / Architect cell tel: (608) 217-9300 email: email@example.com