Daniel Libeskind in interview
The master designer and architect, Daniel Libeskind gives a candid interview on his work at Ground Zero and how the shenanigans of the process are somehow a mirror of what happens in life.
Daniel Libeskind may be the only big-name architect whose office answering machine plays Frank Sinatra belting out “New York, New York.” But that upbeat anthem contrasts sharply with the political turmoil surrounding reconstruction of the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan, where Libeskind’s master plan and his design for a soaring Freedom Tower have undergone major alterations. Libeskind, the Polish-born son of Holocaust survivors, will be in Milwaukee Monday to give a speech and sign copies of his 2004 book, “Breaking Ground.” The 59-year-old architect talked by phone from his Manhattan studio with urban landscape writer Whitney Gould.
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