Polish-American architect, Daniel Libeskind, is an international figure in architecture and urban design. Informed by a deep commitment to music, philosophy, and literature, Mr. Libeskind aims to create architecture that is resonant, original, and sustainable. Libeskind established his architectural studio in Berlin, Germany, in 1989 after winning the competition to build the Jewish Museum in Berlin. In February 2003, Studio Libeskind moved its headquarters from Berlin to New York City to oversee the master plan for the World Trade Center redevelopment, which is being realized in Lower Manhattan today. Daniel Libeskind’s practice is involved in designing and realizing a diverse array of urban, cultural and commercial projects around the globe. The Studio has completed buildings that range from museums and concert halls to convention centers, university buildings, hotels, shopping centers and residential towers. As Principal Design Architect for Studio Libeskind, Mr. Libeskind speaks widely on the art of architecture in universities and professional summits. His architecture and ideas have been the subject of many articles and exhibitions, influencing the field of architecture and the development of cities and culture. For more on architect Daniel Libeskind, follow this link..
During his residence at CUA School of Architecture and Planning, Daniel Libeskind will direct an intense design workshop exploring the ‘art of architecture’ vis-à-vis meaning and spirituality. As the 2019 Walton Critic, he will participate in the life of the school through a open lecture, reviews, and spontaneous meeting with students and faculty. He will deliver a public (and free) talk entitled “Edge of Order” on Wednesday 23 October at 6:00PM. Following the lecture, there will be a reception and Daniel will sign copies of his new book entitled "Edge of Order." (Location: the School of Architecture and Planning, CUA campus).
Daniel Libeskind’s residence is made possible by the Clarence Walton Fund for Catholic Architecture. Past Walton Critics are architects Antoine Predock (2009), Craig Hartman (2010), Juhani Pallasmaa (2011), Alberto Campo Baeza (2012), Claudio Silvestrin (2013), Eliana Bórmida (2014), Michael J. Crosbie (2015), Prem Chandavarkar (2016), Rick Joy (2017), and Susan Jones (2018).