Breaking News

Today's guest : Libeskind Daniel

Today's guest :  Libeskind Daniel 

In architecture, the personal tends to be prohibited. "Starchitects” might have notoriously big personalities, but how much do we actually know about them? Enter the personality quiz, a favorite pastime of young adults and, as it turns out, the architect Daniel Libeskind, who agreed to be the first in our new series, the Proust Questionnaire.

First, a bit of background: Marcel Proust is probably best-known for his seven volume opus In Search of Lost Time. But he was also into personality quizzes. So, in various media, a tradition has emerged of adapting the quizzes he took for modern interview subjects. Turns out one of the most famous written works associated with the French author—the “Proust Questionnaire”—wasn’t even written by him. These questions are adapted from one such questionnaire.

Who is your favorite living architect?
My favorite living architect is Frank Gehry.

Who is your favorite dead architect?

There’s a lot, but I would say the first name that pops into my mind is Borromini—maybe, actually, instead of Borromini, put Giulio Romano.

How would you describe the personality of your practice?
I would describe it as seriously playful.

What is your practice’s main weakness?

What is the trait that you appreciate most in a building?

What is the trait that you deplore most in a building?
Facelessness or neutrality.

What is the trait that you most appreciate in an architect?

What is the trait that you most deplore in an architect?

What is your favorite type of project to work on?
I have no favorites.

What does architectural happiness mean?
Architectural happiness is creating.

What does architectural misery mean?
There’s no such thing as architectural misery.

Where would you most like to build (where you haven’t already)?
Actually, I don’t know.

What is your favorite color?

What is your favorite flower?
I’ve got to be consistent—rose.

What is your favorite bird?
The eagle.

Who is your favorite poet?
I would say Emily Dickinson and the Bard.

Who is your favorite artist?
My daughter Rachel.

When do you lie?
Unfortunately, I don’t.

What talent would you most like to have?
I’d like to be a swimmer.

What architectural strategies do you most overuse?

How would you like to die?
In a suit and a tie
The Libeskind Daniel  holder of several international architectural awards
Some work for Libeskind Daniel:

Add Your Comments

Disqus Comments

Site Description

Site Archi-new is a huge contains software and cutlets waged architecture content directed to each engineer in the world is a site that connects people with innovative designs helping them share their creativity and visualization across the globe. We offer you with wide range of designs related to architectural layout, furniture models, interior designs, landscapes, outlook and blocks.
Archi-new is an advanced professional platform to interact and excel with, offering a wide range of high quality autocad utility areas like architecture, interior and product designing, 3D drawing, building plan, blocks, electrical, furniture, landscaping, machinery, structural details, 3D images, symbols and urban designs. Catering to more than 100 such categories to begin with, Archi-new is just starting out and Enjoy!

Site Archi-new is a huge contains The largest site for AutoCAD files free Dwd, fichier Cad, dwg trueview.