Counterpoint, Daniel Libeskind in Conversation With Paul Goldberger

Counterpoint, Daniel Libeskind in Conversation With Paul Goldberger

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Architect Daniel Libeskind, known for his dynamic, fractured compositions, is also recognized for introducing a new critical discourse to architecture. In an enormous variety of projects around the world—major cultural institutions, convention centers, universities, hotels, commercial centers, and residential work—he has manifested his commitment to expanding the horizons of architecture and urbanism. Counterpoint: Daniel Libeskind is the first comprehensive portrait of the work of Studio Daniel Libeskind, which was established in Berlin in 1989 and moved to New York in 2003 after winning the World Trade Center design competition.

Drawn from a series of interviews with celebrated architecture critic Paul Goldberger, Counterpoint exemplifies Libeskind's multidisciplinary approach, which reflects a profound interest in philosophy, art, music, literature, theater, and film. Along with Memory Foundations, the master plan for the World Trade Center site, featured projects include the Jewish Museum Berlin, the Royal Ontario Museum, the extension to the Denver Art Museum, the MGM Mirage CityCenter in Las Vegas, a multi-building complex in Busan, South Korea, and projects in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Spain, the Netherlands, Italy, Israel, Mexico, Japan, and China.

Publisher: New York : Monacelli Press, [2008]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781580932066
1580932061
Branch Call Number: 720.92 LIBES LIBES
Characteristics: 392 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Goldberger, Paul

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