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Inside the mind of Daniel Libeskind: On Smart Cities, Tech and the Pandemic

Daniel Libeskind wants you to know he’s not a pessimist.

Architect, theorist, professor, humanitarian - Daniel Libeskind is as complex and original as the towering structures he creates. 

His body of work appears at first glance to be a dramatic rethinking of geometry; a collection of radical shapes, jutting points and assertive (“aggressive” say his detractors) angles. 

Beneath the surface, however, lies a visionary of modern architecture, a personality whose work is rooted in community, memory and reverence. From affordable senior housing to the rebuilding of the World Trade Center, Libeskind believes cities can be reimagined as a place of purpose, joy and innovation.

Daniel Libeskind makes buildings with heart.

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