Gallery: Architect Daniel Libeskind to Receive AIA New York Medal of Ho...

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Architect Daniel Libeskind, known best for his plans for rebuilding the World Trade Center and revitalizing Lower Manhattan, will be awarded the 2011 AIA New York Medal of Honor tonight during a public ceremony. Human energy drives Libeskind’s work, which ranges from museums and concert halls to hotels and private homes, and he strives to make buildings that address the greater cultural context. He has made a commitment to New York City, and much of his work has a strong sense of sustainability.

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