Libeskind: I never dreamt of being an architect

Daniel Libeskind

Multiple RIBA award winner tells of how he ‘sort of’ came to the profession from music, maths and drawing

Daniel Libeskind has told of how he never dreamt of being an architect as a child, but eventually came around to the profession following persistent encouragement from his mother.

The Polish-American architect who designed the Jewish Museum in Berlin and drew up the Ground Zero Masterplan in New York has won four RIBA awards to date, among numerous other accolades.

But in an interview with the USA Today newspaper, Libeskind said he had been late to discover architecture as a profession and later still to design a building.

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