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Breaking Ground

Libeskind, Daniel

ISBN 10: 1573222925 / ISBN 13: 9781573222921
Published by Riverhead Books, 2004
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Sheila B. Amdur (Storrs Mansfield, CT, U.S.A.)

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Boldly signed on title page by author. 288 pp. Color, B & W plates. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 004247

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Title: Breaking Ground

Publisher: Riverhead Books

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Glossy Pictorial Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

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Synopsis:

The renowned architect introduces his iconoclastic approach to public space and shares his vision for the most important architectural project of our time, the 1776 Freedom Tower at the World Trade Center site.

Drawing on his uncommon background and global perspective, in Breaking Ground Daniel Libeskind explores ideas about tragedy and hope, and the way in which architecture can memorialize-and reshape-human experience.

Born in 1946 to Holocaust survivors in Poland, Daniel Libeskind eventually emigrated to New York City in 1959. A virtuoso musician before studying architecture, Libeskind has designed iconic buildings around the world, including the Jewish Museum Berlin and the Imperial War Museum in Manchester, England. In February 2003, Libeskind was chosen as the Master Plan Architect for the World Trade Center reconstruction.

Full of the vitality, humor, and visionary spark that helped win him the Trade Center Commission, Breaking Ground invites readers to see architecture-and the larger world-through new perspectives.

About the Author:

Daniel Libeskind is an international figure in architecture and urban design. Libeskind is Principle Design Architect in Studio Libeskind, the firm he founded in 1990; the firm is working on major architectural commissions including cultural institutions, museums, concert halls, landscape projects, stage designs, and exhibitions around the world.

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