Monday, November 4, 2013

The Language of Architecture: A Lecture By Daniel Libeskind

Daniel Libeskind is an internationally-acclaimed architect whose buildings include the Jewish Museum in Berlin, the Imperial War Museum North in Greater Manchester, the London Metropolitan University Graduate Centre,  the Wohl Centre at the Bar-Ilan University in Ramat-Gan, Israel, the extension to the Denver Art Museum, and the Ground Zero Master Plan, NYC.

Among his many awards are: the 2001 Hiroshima Art Prize, awarded to an artist whose work promotes international understanding and peace; the 2006 Royal Institute of British Architects International Award for the Wohl Centre; the 2011 American Institute of Architects Medal of Honor; and the 2010 Buber-Rosenzweig Medal. awarded to individuals or institutions, for having actively contributed to Christian-Jewish understanding. Mr. Libeskind is the first architect to ever receive this honor.
The lecture is scheduled for Thursday, November 7th at 5:30pm in Woodward Hall and is free and open to the public. The School of Architecture and Planning Alumni Association will host a reception at George Pearl Hall following the lecture at 7pm.
The lecture is co-sponsored by the Anderson School of Management, the School of Architecture and Planning, the Office of the Provost, and the International Studies Institute.