l: daniel libeskind, image © designboom
project for the new world trade center, 2002. skyline
courtesy studio daniel libeskind.
born in postwar poland in 1946, became an american citizen in 1965.
daniel libeskind studied music in israel and in new york becoming
a virtuoso performer. he left music to study architecture receiving
his professional architectural degree at the cooper union for the
advancement of science and art in 1970 in new york city
and a postgraduate degree in history and theory of architecture
at the school of comparative studies at essex university in 1972.
we met daniel libeskind
in london on september 24, 2003.
db: what books do you have on your bedside table?
many, for example a book by rabelais,
a book of the poems of emily dickinson,
a recent book called straw dogs,
a book of poems by petrarch...
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