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A prolific architect and urbanist known for his ability to create sensitive and at times dramatic spaces that evoke cultural memory, the Polish-born Libeskind seeks out objects that do much the same
As our current issue, Poland, went to press, we met the Polish-born architect in his Milan studio to ask him about the nation's design tradition and the thinking behind his work
Le Corbusier, Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster are among the architects featured as silhouettes in the graphic designer's latest illustrations
Edwin Heathcote explores São Paulo's sagging infrastructure and is inspired by its crowded, lively public spaces and a new cultural centre. Christopher Turner meets several Paulistan designers, a younger generation inspired by the Campana brothers but forging their own unique style. We also visit Inhotim, an art park in the Brazilian mountains, and talk to Daniel Libeskind about his first building in South America.
On the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, New York’s memorial to the 2,982 victims opens at Ground Zero.
A selection of the best chairs from the Salone del Mobile, including one made from hemp, a ghostly outline of a classic, an architect’s angular creation and another designed as a tax dodge.
This year’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, by French architect Jean Nouvel, was unveiled yesterday in London’s Hyde Park.
The AA brings together the debuts of the starchitects – can it offer any pointers to today’s young practices? Geoff Shearcroft looks for tips.
A lecture by this 1970s iconoclast caused palpable excitement, says Charles Holland – but the rhetoric doesn’t match the buildings.
L’chaim, “to life!”, is the Hebrew phrase apparently spelled out by the volumes of Daniel Libeskind’s new Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco.
L’chaim, “to life!”, is the Hebrew phrase apparently spelled out by the volumes of Daniel Libeskind’s new Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. Its twin blue forms evoke the letters chet and yud, says the architect, forming the word chai, the basis of l’chaim.
Daniel Libeskind's extension to the Denver Art Museum could be seen as part of a phoney war between American cities to build attention-grabbing architecture - Zaha Hadid in Cincinnati, Jean Nouvel in Minneapolis, Rem Koolhaas in Seattle, to name a few. But this town feels remote from such inter-city marketing squabbles.
Daniel Libeskind's new museum in Copenhagen opened in June with publicity proclaiming it “Libeskind’s Danish Jewish Museum”, confirming not only the brand status of his name, but that he is the signature architect of Jewish museums.