Wednesday April 1, 2020

First Person

Daniel Libeskind, 66, architect, New York.

1st September, 2012
Daniel Libeskind: "Some people say there's nothing left to explore in the world, that everything has been done. I don't agree." Photo: Michael Klinkhamer

I entered the world of architecture through a labyrinth.

I completed my first architectural project, the Felix Nussbaum Haus in Germany, at the age of 52. I finally found my path.

Working in areas of catastrophe and conflict is always challenging - Ground Zero in New York, the Jewish Museum in Berlin, Imperial War Museum North in Manchester - you get to realise how important a public space is.

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