An international figure in architecture and urban design, Daniel Libeskind is a world-renowned architect best known for his ability to evoke cultural memory in buildings. In 1989, Libeskind relocated to Germany after winning the international competition to build the Jewish Museum in Berlin. Libeskind also designed the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester and the Military History Museum in Dresden. In 2003, Libeskind won the historic competition to create a design for the World Trade Center. The new design featured a 1,776 feet towering spire and an underground museum. Studio Libeskind has also designed commercial centers around the world, including the Westside in Bern and the Crystals at City Center in Las Vegas. After graduating from Bronx Science, Libeskind attended Cooper Union and Essex University.
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