Gallery: Daniel Libeskind Transforms Old Flower Market into Dynamic Jew...

These roughly formed skylights sit on top of a sloping cube cuts through one facade. It's jagged construction reflects the form of the museum's extension which Libeskind designed in 2001.

Daniel Libeskind has transformed the site of a former flower market in Berlin into an education center at the city’s Jewish Museum. The design of the Academy is angular and dynamic, resembling a roughly formed timber box that incorporates fragmented openings. Libeskind ensured the design itself, which will house the Academy’s library and archives, incorporated Jewish heritage and introduced two large skylights in the shape of Hebrew letters Alef and Bet.

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