Daniel Libeskind Interview: Tribute to New York

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“If you took the whole world and collapsed it into one little ball, you’d find it here, in this city.” Daniel Libeskind, world-renowned architect behind the new World Trade Center site, gives tribute to his city in this short and colourful video.

“There is no typical New Yorker … it’s a city of atypical people,” says Daniel Libeskind who came to New York City at the age of 13 and saw both the building and the collapse of the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers. In this video he discusses the tolerance, complexities and fascination of his adopted home.

Daniel Libeskind was interviewed by Marc-Christoph Wagner at his studio in New York City in October 2016.
Camera: Rasmus Quistgaard
Edited by: Klaus Elmer
Produced by: Marc-Christoph Wagner
Copyright: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 2016