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    Renowned Architect Daniel Libeskind, of Polish and American Descent, to be Awarded Honorary Doctorate at Boston Architectural College’s Graduation Ceremony

    Daniel Libeskind, a renowned architect of Polish and American descent, is to be awarded an honorary doctorate by The Boston Architectural College at this year’s graduation ceremony. He will also deliver the commencement speech, joining a list of distinguished speakers in the field of architecture and design.

    The Boston Architectural College (BAC) has revealed that Daniel Libeskind, a renowned architect of Polish and American descent and a prominent figure in the field of architecture and urban design, will be honoured with an honorary doctorate. He will also deliver the commencement speech on May 26th. Libeskind will join the ranks of distinguished speakers who have previously delivered the commencement address at BAC, such as landscape architect and artist Martha Schwartz, Pritzker Prize winner Balkrishna Doshi, architect William J. Bates, BAC alumnus Robert (Bob) J. Vila, and architect Billie Tsien.

    BAC to Award Honorary Doctorate to Renowned Architect Daniel Libeskind

    President Mahesh Daas of The Boston Architectural College expressed his enthusiasm in welcoming renowned architect Daniel Libeskind to their Boston campus and awarding him an honorary doctorate at this year’s graduation ceremony. Daas emphasized the importance of Libeskind’s inspiring vision and his ability to infuse a strong sense of human spirit into his designs, and how it aligns with the college’s commitment to fostering creativity, diversity, and innovation within their community. He also expressed excitement in bringing together the graduates who will shape the future of architecture and global society.

    Acclaimed Architect Daniel Libeskind: Designs that Evoke Cultural Memory and Sustainability

    Daniel Libeskind, founder and chief architect of Studio Libeskind, has designed a wide range of projects around the world, including museums, cultural centres, high-rise and residential buildings, and public spaces. He is acclaimed for his unique approach, drawing on music, philosophy, and literature to create architecture that evokes cultural memory and is sustainable. Libeskind established his architectural practice in Berlin in 1989 and later moved to New York, where he created the master plan for the World Trade Center area. His work includes the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester and the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, among others. Currently, he is developing a new addition to the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

    The Boston Architectural College (BAC) was founded in 1889 and has a diverse student and alumni community from over 54 countries. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture and design, and continuing education courses and certificates. In 2020, BAC was ranked first in the 'earning potential' category and fourth among the top architecture schools offering undergraduate degrees in the US, according to GradReports. The college values non-discriminatory recruitment, diversity, innovation, dedicated faculty and both theoretical and practical education.

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