Studio Daniel Libeskind


Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind, B.Arch. M.A. BDA AIA, is an international architect and designer. Born in Łód´z, Poland in 1946, Libeskind was a virtuoso musician at a young age before giving up music to become an architect. He has received numerous awards and designed world-renowned projects including: the Jewish Museum in Berlin, the Denver Art Museum, the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, the Military History Museum in Dresden, and the masterplan for Ground Zero among others. Daniel Libeskind’s commitment to expanding the scope of architecture reflects his profound interest and involvement in philosophy, art, literature and music. Fundamental to Libeskind’s philosophy is the notion that building are crafted with the perceptible human energy, and that they address the greater cultural context in which they are built. Daniel teaches and lectures at universities across the world. He resides in New York City with his wife and business partner, Nina Libeskind. 

Stefan Blach

Stefan Blach is a Principal for Studio Daniel Libeskind. He received his Diploma in Architecture from the Technische Universität Berlin in 1991. Mr. Blach worked at Studio Daniel Libeskind in Berlin from 1992 to 2003 and moved with the Studio to New York City in 2003.


Yama Karim

Yama Karim is a Principal for Studio Daniel Libeskind. He received his M. Arch. from Columbia University in 1995 and a B.A. in Environmental Design from the University of California, Berkeley in 1991. Mr. Karim worked for Studio Daniel Libeskind — Berlin between 1996 and 1998. In 2003 he rejoined the office in New York City.


Carla Swickerath


Carla Swickerath is Chief Executive Officer as well as a Principal for Studio Daniel Libeskind. She gained her M. Arch. from the University of Michigan in 1999 and worked for Studio Libeskind in Berlin from 1999–2003 and moved with the Studio to New York in 2003. Prior to studying architecture, she received a B.A. in English and a B.A. in the History of Art from the University of Florida.