Daniel Libeskind’s post-modern architecture is definitely striking. With Libeskind’s re-design Dresden’s War Museum recently revealed, it seems there is a very common pattern to his approach to re-vamping established cultural institutions: large, striking triangular prisms that dramatically cut through facades of the architectural yester-year.

The Dresden War Museum re-design

The triangular geometry of a Libeskind building in Denver

Familiar triangles adorn the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto

One could certainly hold this repetitiveness in design against Libeskind. Whenever he’s given the chance to make changes to institutions, he relies on the same old geometries. But… I like the idea of Libeskind’s triangles sprouting up all over the world. Bursting through the earth’s surface from all sides of the planet, an asymmetry of jagged geometry.

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