Daniel Libeskind, 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, delivers, "The Language of Architecture," at the University of New Mexico on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5:30 p.m. in Woodward Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
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. Libeskind is the first architect to ever receive this honor.
This is the 2013 George Anselevicius Memorial Lecture. The School of Architecture and Planning Alumni Association hosts a reception at George Pearl Hall following the lecture at 7 p.m.
The lecture is co-sponsored by the School of Architecture and Planning, the Anderson School of Management, the Office of the Provost and the International Studies Institute.