Daniel Libeskind (USA)
Language of Places
19 April 2015 at 18:30
Atrium of the General Staff Building at the State Hermitage Museum
6/8 Dvortsovaya square, St Petersburg
In 1989, Mr. Libeskind won the international competition to build the Jewish Museum in Berlin. He moved to Berlin and devoted more than a decade to the completion of this seminal design. A series of influential museum commissions followed. These include the Felix Nussbaum Haus in Osnabrück, the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester, the Denver Art Museum, the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, the Danish Jewish Museum, the Royal Ontario Museum and the Military History Museum in Dresden. In 2003, Libeskind won the competition to be the master plan architect for the reconstruction of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. This plan is being realized today.
Daniel Libeskind speaks widely on the art of architecture at universities and professional summits. His architecture and ideas have been the subject of many articles and exhibitions, influencing the field of architecture and the development of cities and culture.Lecture is a part of the Museums Bridges program.
Supported by the Vladimir Potanin Foundation.