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Daniel Libeskind – 10 Quotes

 

10 Quotes by Daniel Libeskind

 

Cities are the greatest creations of humanity.

– Daniel Libeskind


I studied architecture in New York. So, really I was very moved, like everyone else, to try to contribute something that has that resonance and profundity of it means to all of us.

– Daniel Libeskind


To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it.

– Daniel Libeskind


Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It’s just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built.

– Daniel Libeskind


And then, build a bustling wonderful city of the 21st century, with a restoration of a spectacular skyline, which Manhattan, of course, needs. So, that is really the design as a whole.

– Daniel Libeskind


I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings.

– Daniel Libeskind


Life it is not just a series of calculations and a sum total of statistics, it’s about experience, it’s about participation, it is something more complex and more interesting than what is obvious.

– Daniel Libeskind


I’m not Candide, nor Dr Pangloss, but we know that faith moves mountains.

– Daniel Libeskind


There are more people living in Lower Manhattan now than before the terrorist attacks. That’s faith for you. There’s such a strong spirit here.

– Daniel Libeskind


Only through acknowledgment of the erasure and void of Jewish life can the history of Berlin and Europe have a human future.

– Daniel Libeskind