New York architect Daniel Libeskind has driven a pointed steel and glass shard through the heart of the war museum in Dresden, which reopens on October 14 after a 22-year closure.

New York architect Daniel Libeskind has driven a pointed steel and glass shard through the heart of the war museum in Dresden, which reopens on October 14 after a 22-year closure.

Berlin Free-Zone 3-2, 1990, rethinks an abandoned government building in Berlin. © Estate of Lebbeus Woods

Berlin Free-Zone 3-2, 1990, rethinks an abandoned government building in Berlin. © Estate of Lebbeus Woods

Lebbeus Woods,  "Injection Parasite"  Sarajevo 1992.    “My answer was that architecture, as a social and primarily constructive act, could heal the wounds, by creating entirely new types of space in the city. These would be what I had called ‘freespaces,’ spaces without predetermined programs of use, but whose strong forms demanded the invention of new programs corresponding to the new, post-war conditions”    Lebbeus Woods.

Lebbeus Woods, "Injection Parasite" Sarajevo 1992. “My answer was that architecture, as a social and primarily constructive act, could heal the wounds, by creating entirely new types of space in the city. These would be what I had called ‘freespaces,’ spaces without predetermined programs of use, but whose strong forms demanded the invention of new programs corresponding to the new, post-war conditions” Lebbeus Woods.

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