BBC World News Horizons asks how cities in the future will cope with the growing global population
Broadcasting on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 2013
BBC World News Horizons asks how cities in the future will cope with the growing global population
Broadcasting on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th May 2013
SUCCESS FOR THE MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY!
At a ceremony held at the end of April in Bursa, Turkey, the Military History Museum in Dresden, Germany, was announced as the winner of the 2013 Micheletti Award. The trophy was presented to the museum’s director, Dr Matthias Rogg. Representing the Luigi Micheletti Foundation were René Capovin and Giovanni Tampalini. A strong delegation from the European Museum Academy, which was responsible for the selection and assessment of candidates, was also present.
STUDIO DANIEL LIBESKIND AND LEIGH & ORANGE LTD RECEIVE PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY AWARD FOR THE RUN RUN CREATIVE MEDIA CENTER, CITY UNIVERSITY IN HONG KONG
Nearly three hundred Asian companies received awards at the Asia Pacific Property Awards hosted in Kuala Lumpur at the Shangri-La Hotel May 10th
Members of the Ohio Statehouse Holocaust Memorial Artist Selection Committee met on Monday, May 6 to select an artist to design a Holocaust Memorial on the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse in downtown Columbus.
Daniel Libeskind of Studio Daniel Libeskind in New York City was chosen by the committee, whose members include representatives from government, the arts and the Jewish community, for his design.
Daniel Libeskind has been interviewed today by Anna Sale on the Brian Lehrer Show - WNYC.
To listen to the podcast - please click here.
Planning Permission Announcement Welcomed by Maze Long Kesh
Belfast, Ireland: April 18, 2013 – The Chair of the Maze Long Kesh Development Corporation, Terence Brannigan, has welcomed news that planning permission has been granted for the Peace building and Conflict Resolution Centre (PbCRC) at the Maze Long Kesh site.
In an interview with the Vatican Radio, Daniel Libeskind highlights the importance in today's world of the theme "..religious freedom, that ability to be tolerant, that ability to see the world is not just driven by violence and by denigration of the individual but by liberty. What could be more important in our time than this topic..."
To listen to the interview, please click here
China Vanke co. Ltd. signs the participation contract of Expo Milano 2015 and becomes the first Corporate Participant at the event
The Chinese giant, leader in real estate industry, with an initial investment of 3 million euros, will re-create in its own pavilion, the atmospheres of traditional China
China Vanke Co. Ltd, signed today, at the headquarters of Expo 2015 Company, the participation contract at Expo Milano 2015, confirming to be the first Corporate Participant at the Italian Universal Exhibition.
Daniel Libeskind Will Show Six New Design Objects at Salone del Mobile
Acclaimed architect also will also present the installation “Beyond the Wall” as part of Interni’s Architecture & Design Exhibition
Daniel Libeskind presents an installation called Beyond the Wall as part of the Interni Hybrid/Metissage Architecture & Design Exhibition being held at the Cortile d’Onore Seicentesco of the Università Statale. Made from Silestone® quartz treated with Consentino’s innovative matte “suede” finish, this spectacular polycentric spiral opens in multiple directions along many different trajectories, propulsively twisting to a dramatic zenith.
Daniel Libeskind, renowned architect, generously offered his own design for a logo as a gift to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) – the intergovernmental body whose purpose is to place political and social leaders’ support behind the need for Holocaust education, remembrance and research both nationally and internationally.
EXHIBITION OF DANIEL LIBESKIND’S ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS Offers Rare Glimpse Into Creative Process of World-Renowned Architect
Ermanno Tedeschi show opens March 11 Rome before traveling to Milan, Turin, Tel Aviv and New York
Daniel Libeskind’s installation Anatomy of Architecture has been revealed yesterday as part of the Futuredesign 2013 edition.
On November 21, 2012, Banca Sistema opened its new headquarters designed by Daniel Libeskind in Milan.
Designed by Daniel Libeskind, and using Cisco Systems technology, Banca Sistema's branch introduces high definition multimedia and conferencing tools, which create an unconventional branch, providing new services in consulting to its Clients.
The Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin Will Be Forum for Research, Discussion and Education
NEW YORK, NY: November 16, 2012—Roughly a dozen years after Daniel Libeskind’s extension to the Jewish Museum Berlin opened to great acclaim in 2001, the museum is set to unveil its latest collaboration with the architect, the Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin. The official opening, for which Mr. Libeskind will travel toGermany, will take place on the evening of Saturday, November 17.
Art in Private Life
Design for the Exhibition of Claudia Gian Ferrari's Collection
Złota 44 is now the highest exclusively residential tower in the European Union. Standing at 192 meters tall, the installation of the final piece of steel now reveals the true shape of Daniel Libeskind’s inspired design.
To celebrate the accomplishment on Sunday, October 28th the apex was illuminated and will be turned on every evening until New Year’s Eve.
Germany’s Leuphana launches Online-University
Students from all over the world design models for life in the city – credit points against degree earned – architect Daniel Libeskind assumes the leadership.
Our Haeundae Udong Hyundai I’Park project in Busan has just been awarded in the Multi-Housing Category by the Korean Architectural Culture Award.
Architect of Record - Kunwon Architects (Award from Minister of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs)
Contractor - Hyundai Development Company (Award from President of Korea)
Client - Hyundai Development Company (Award from Minister of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs)
Toronto, Canada: October 9, 2012 – On Wednesday, October 10, Daniel Libeskind’s L Tower will become an aerial playground as five members of the Vancouver-based Aeriosa Dance Society whirl and twirl down its north façade to the sounds of J.S. Bach’s ethereal "Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello,” played live by Toronto musician Liza MeClellan.
Congratulations to Daniel Libeskind who has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement in architectural Community award for the 9th annual Emirates Glass LEAF Awards.
This is a new award that recognises an individual for service to the architectural community and their body of work.
The newly formed Maze Long Kesh Development Corporation has announced that Belfast Firm McAdam Design have been commissioned to design and oversee the construction of the EU PEACE III Programme funded Peace-building and Conflict Resolution Centre.
One of the world's leading architects has been selected to work on the design of the new peace building centre on the site of the former Maze jail.
A series of linked neighborhoods make up ‘Archipelago 21,’ a new business hub for Seoul, Korea. By Deane Madsen
Daniel Libeskind's Micromegas (1978), made early in the celebrated architect's career and now in the SFMOMA collection, is a conceptual cornerstone of the exhibition, with its early and radical stance to the language of architecture. This deconstructionist approach opened new exploratory avenues for later architects and artists such as Lebbeus Woods, whose large-scale, immersive Conflict Space drawings (2006) will also be on view.
IWM North is ten
This July marks ten years since the opening of IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums, at The Quays in Manchester. With the major public opening on 5 July 2002 followed by a royal opening by Prince Philip on 24 July 2002, IWM North is marking the anniversary by celebrating all things ten.
Q&A: Inside the Design Mind
Andrew Caruso sits down with three architects working on the World Trade Center site for Metropolis Magazine: , Santiago Calatrava, David Childs, and Daniel Libeskind, at the recent AIA Convention in Washington DC, where they were honored along with four others, as “Architects of Healing”.
Crystals atCityCenter has earned the VIVA "Best-of-the-Best" designation by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Crystals is one of only three 2012 VIVA (Vision Innovation, Value and Achievement) award winners in the world.
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 American Institute of Architects (AIA) will dedicate the 2:00 p.m.general session on Saturday, May 19th at the annual national convention in Washington DC to honor the architects who orchestrated rebuilding initiatives and designed the memorials following the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
Leveraging the iconic landmark status of Reflections at Keppel Bay, Keppel Corporation and Keppel Land have once again partnered master architect Daniel Libeskind for the plot 3 development at Keppel Bay. Located along the historic King’s Dock, the new development is envisioned to be a premium waterfront property comprising 367 homes.
His portfolio spans the Jewish Museum in Berlin and the master plan for New York’s Ground Zero site, but Daniel Libeskind suspects that his residential work in Asia will be what defines his legacy.
Culture and Commerce Merge: The Nevada Ballet performs in Daniel Libeskind's retail center-Crystals, a party of the MGM CityCenter
Yves Saint Laurent Exhibition Comes to the Denver Art Museum. Director Christopher Heinrich says,“It shows again how flexible the (Daniel) Libeskind architecture is and how dramatic it can be in the hands of this very gifted exhibition designer, Natalie Criniére.”
As the Zlota tower reaches its top floor, the Voivod Administrative Court (“WSA”) in Warsaw has reaffirmed validity of the Building Permit of Złota 44 and closed all outstanding proceedings related to the case. The construction of the skyscraper is no longer exposed to any legal risk regarding its Building Permit.
In January of each year, CTBUH publishes a review of tall building construction and statistics from the previous year. The annual story is becoming a familiar one: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and now 2011 have each sequentially broke the record for the most 200 meter or higher buildings completed in a given year. Once again, more 200 m+ buildings were completed in 2011 than in any year previous, with a total of 88 projects opening their doors (for an overview of all 200 m+ buildings, see the “Tall Buildings in Numbers” study). Shenzhen’s Kingkey 100, at 442 meters, tops the 2011 list.
Studio Daniel Libeskind today announced the first lighting design by founding architect Daniel Libeskind. Created in collaboration with Austrian lighting company Zumtobel, the limited-edition eL Masterpiece chandelier is distinguished by both its striking design and the sophisticated technology that underlies it. The chandelier, which made its debut at Art Basel Miami Beach December 1-4 2011, is only the fourth in Zumbotel’s Masterpiece series of stylistically and technically innovative designs by leading creative figures. The other Masterpieces are Starbrick (2009), by Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson; VorteXX (2005), by British architect Zaha Hadid; and the LQ-P-Chandelier (2005), byNew York architect and artist Hani Rashid.
Throughout its history, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) has recognized and honored the shopping center industry’s most cutting-edge properties, innovative solutions and creative responses to market trends, as well as outstanding examples of design and development throughout the world through its Global Awards programs. As part of the shopping center industry’s premier awards competition, ICSC is pleased to announce that Crystals at CityCenter, Las Vegas, Nev., has been chosen as a Gold Design and Development Award winner in its annual U.S. Design and Development Awards. ICSC’s U.S. Design and Development Awards are designed to recognize outstanding projects for excellence in the creation of new retail projects, and in the expansion or redevelopment of existing projects, solely within the continental United States. [Editor’s note: For complete details on this and the other winners, visit ICSC’s global awards web gallery].
A series of world-class art and culture performances, exhibitions and symposia will be presented at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) to celebrate the grand opening of the Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre (CMC).
Designed by architect Daniel Libeskind, CMC puts CityU in the worldwide league of institutions that possesses truly inspiring architecture, said Professor Way Kuo, President of CityU.
“The passion for creativity embodied in this building echoes our commitment to excellence in research and professional education,” he said.
The Jewish Museum Berlin celebrated its opening 10 years ago on September 9th 2001. Since it opened to the public on September 13th 2001 (it originally opened on 9/11 and then closed due to the attacks in NYC), the museum in Daniel Libeskind’s striking zig-zag building has become one of Berlin’s most frequented museums. Over 7,220,000 people from more than 40 countries have visited the Jewish Museum Berlin.
“I wanted to create a bold interruption, a fundamental dislocation, to penetrate the historic arsenal ….”
– Daniel Libeskind, 2011
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — A modern wedge of glass, concrete and steel rips through a 135-year-old former armory building for the armies of Kaiser Wilhelm I, its silvery shimmer and stark lines contrasting sharply with the neoclassical building that it now bisects.
Paul Needham discusses Libeskind's Masterplan development for the Huffington Post
CNN Eye on Poland Features Zlota 44
In an essay in this week's New Yorker magazine, editor David Remnick writes that this 10th anniversary of the attacks is a time to commemorate, consider and reconsider. Audie Cornish talks to Remnick. She also talks to World Trade Center master planner Daniel Libeskind and NPR's Tom Gjelten, who provides a wrap up of the day's events. Weekend Edition then offers a montage of sound from the day of remembrance.
On the 10th anniversary of 9/11 Daniel Libeskind reflects on his Op-Ed from June 23, 2005, "From the Ashes" about his embattled master plan for rebuilding ground zero.
Stephen Nessen interviews Daniel Libeskind for WNYC culture desk about his connection to New York, memory, his Ground Zero Masterplan and how he feels about the upcoming 10 year anniversary of 9/11
Daniel Libeskind and a representative of Silverstein Properties, discuss the vision of the complete Ground Zero site's individual components.
Daniel Libeskind Speaks to Leonard Lopate on WNYC About the World Trade Center Redevelopment
Daniel joins Diane Rehm to discuss the challenges he's faced as the Masterplanner of Ground Zero and why he believes the project has the power to heal.
Ground zero master planner, Daniel Libeskind, praises the 9/11 memorial, calls it a 'visceral encounter with this piece of New York.
Daniel Libeskind writes about his many adventures in travel for the New York Times
Andrew Rice's in depth piece on the re-rebuilding of Ground Zero for Bloomberg Businessweek, he calls it a " A tale of power, money, tragedy, and the unlikely rebirth of the World Trade Center site."
W Magazine Features Libeskind House Project: "The House That Fell To Earth"
Eight years after his design was chosen to guide the rebuilding at Ground Zero and less than three months from the tenth anniversary of 9/11, Daniel Libeskind receives AIA NY honor.
CNN 's show "Connect the World" takes viewers on a sweeping journey across continents, beyond headlines and into histories, possibilities and depths of the stories that are changing our world. Host Becky Anderson and guests will join the dots of stories and events by exploring how an event or circumstance in one part of the world can have significant impact and reach elsewhere. Weekdays at 2100 GMT.
“It is such an exciting moment to return to the Felix-Nussbaum-Haus, my first completed project. As an architect it is a great honor to be asked to design an extension to this museum for the city of Osnabrück. It is a true celebration that the museum for Nussbaum (who was once a forgotten artist) is growing and expanding not only architecturally but also in our hearts and minds. The integration of the new extension with the present symbolizes that the memory of Nussbaum will have a vibrant and ongoing narration.”—Daniel Libeskind
The Creative Media Centre at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) was officially named after Sir Run Run Shaw at a ceremony on March 17th 2011 to thank the internationally renowned movie and television magnate for his staunch support to the University over the years.
Canadian Jewish Congress and Pier 21 Canada's Immigration Museum Proudly Announces the Unveiling of Libeskind's "Wheel of Conscience" monument.
JHSF, one of the largest companies in Brazilian real estate, launches Vitra in São Paulo, a high-end residential building designed by Daniel Libeskind. It will be the first project in South America by the award-winning Polish-born American architect behind the Ground Zero master plan development in Manhattan and the Jewish Museum Berlin, among other projects.
World-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind has been chosen to design a landmark building in the UK to house a new international institute working towards democracy and conflict resolution around the globe.
The new Institute for Democracy and Conflict Resolution (IDCR) at the University of Essex will build on the University’s 40 years of practical and academic expertise in the field of human rights, justice and governance, and become an international beacon for democracy.
"I am thrilled to have Sir Run Run Shaw’s support for this important project, it will be an honor for the Creative Media Centre to carry his name.”-- Daniel Libeskind