Daniel Libeskind is a world-renowned, award-winning architect. He has been designing major cultural, commercial and residential projects around the globe since 1989. His works include the Jewish Museum Berlin, the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester England, the shopping center Crystals at CityCenter in Las Vegas and the The Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre in Hong Kong among many others. On February 7, 2003 Daniel Libeskind won the competition for the World Trade Center Master Plan in New York City. Daniel Libeskind has completed and is realizing many residential projects around the world: Reflections at Keppel Bay in Singapore, the L Tower in Toronto, Zlota in Warsaw and the Vitra Tower in Sao Paulo. Libeskind is widely known to have influenced a new breed of planners and architects interested in the future development of our cities. His commitment to expanding the scope of architecture reflects his profound interest in philosophy, art, literature and music. Fundamental to his approach is the notion that buildings are crafted with perceptible human energy and must address the cultural context in which they are built.