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'Future of Cities' Daniel Libeskind Lecture

  • 00:00 - 29 March, 2013
'Future of Cities' Daniel Libeskind Lecture
'Future of Cities' Daniel Libeskind Lecture, Courtesy of Washington University in St. Louis
Courtesy of Washington University in St. Louis

Taking place this coming Tuesday, April 2nd at 6:30pm, Daniel Libeskind, one of the most celebrated architects working today, will be delivering the 'Future of Cities' lecture as part of the Assembly Series at Washington University in St. LouisHis presentation, sponsored by the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts and the Architecture Student Council, is free and open to the public and will take place in Graham Chapel. Well known for his Jewish Museum in Berlin, the museum’s radical, strikingly asymmetrical design, is a true icon for the city and the country of Germany. He has received numerous awards including the 2001 Hiroshima Art Prize - an award given to an artist whose work promotes international understanding and peace, never before given to an architect. Fore more information, please visit here.

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Jordam Grimes · June 29, 2013

Libeskind's work is disgusting. I would not let him design a bookshelf, much less influence the design if cities. That's better left to serious people who understand community, harmony and context, not for egotistical imbeciles like Daniel Libeskind who care only about promoting their own brand of schlock, usually at the expense of fine cities..

Angi Kohn · March 30, 2013

If Libeskind's horrible and retrograde designs are any hint of the future, then we should all check out now. I could not live with his brand of ugliness all around.

Frans de Klerk · March 31, 2013 09:53 PM

I fully agree! His buildings "react" to suit his style... Not the way that a city should be developed.


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