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He has said very important things

more Than 350 representatives from politics, economy, culture and media at the invitation of Tamedia, publisher of Pietro Supino and CEO of Christoph Tonini

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He has said very important things

more Than 350 representatives from politics, economy, culture and media at the invitation of Tamedia, publisher of Pietro Supino and CEO of Christoph Tonini were followed to the traditional "Tages-Anzeiger"Meeting in the shipbuilding industry. He was happy about this year's speakers, emphasized Supino. Guess he Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani quite extraordinary. The architect and years of ETH-Professor for the history of urban design have him and Tamedia supports very fruitful, as it went to the development of the werdstrasse new building. This, finally, was designed by the Japanese architect Shigeru Ban . In a further, currently in the planning realized, Tamedia building Lampugnani was involved – and as an architect.

have the architecture of the same essence as the journalism, so Supino: It is about creating public spaces. Despite the current uncertainty, he was convinced that there is a long-term demand for independent quality journalism and also a willingness to pay for it. Prerequisite the will to change and development ability. "That's why we ask ourselves the ongoing self-questioning and invest in the Innovation of our profession."

Supino gave the floor to Lampugnani, by pointing out a further Parallel between architectural and journalistic universe: The technological possibilities should not be "end in itself", but rather to help "to maintain our core values, to innovate and to lead us into a good future".

pictures: guests at the "Tages-Anzeiger"-Meetings

Vittorio Lampugnani looked in his clever speech at the "important trivia", so that "the little things in the urban space" (see adjacent article). This access allowed him to quasi through the back door is also a Central urban issues. The latter, he deepened in the subsequent interview with the "Tages-Anzeiger"-editor-in-Chief Judith Wittwer send.

From the audience Lampugnani big got praise, especially from experts, about of Tilla Theus: "He has said very important things," says the architect, "for example, that you are not allowed to ban traffic from the city centre. You take your otherwise, the vibrancy." All advertising pillars, benches, don't be, it is important that cities would be to clean, so Theus: "– such things are important. The furnishing of the public space contributes to people sense of familiarity."

Also for the design, development and marketing of the city of Zurich are competent exponents were impressed by Lampugnanis speech. City President Corine Mauch liked that the speaker had put the Little one in the center: mindfulness compared to the seemingly Trivial is important, because this subtle urban space embossing. What "little thing" is the city President of Zurich, the favorite? "Me and the many fountains fascinate – in the city of Zurich there are 1200! Foreign tourists are always speechless when they learn that you can drink from these."

And the dearest Züri-Detail?

The Director of city development, Anna Schindler, and the head of Zurich tourism, Martin Sturzenegger, enjoyed the reminder Lampugnanis to think the design of the city by the public space. In the development of Zurich-West, you have failed to do this – according to unsatisfactory in the result. Lampugnani conceal in conversation with Judith Wittwer be Zurich West-miss not fall. Otherwise, Schindler and Sturzenegger, liege Allee in the case of Europe. There you have thought of planning aware of the public space, which is why something Good is on. And the dearest Züri-Detail? Tourism boss Martin Sturzenegger, it is the Helvetica font, which will be used in Zurich for the public label.

For Philipp Kutter , Wädenswiler city President and CVP-Nationalrat, was Lampugnanis speech - "a big Inspiration". You have encouraged him, in "his" community, the design of public space. "We in the Agglo still have potential, what relates to this design." And what little thing there is to him the dearest and most important to you? "The benches invite you to linger and are a very important furniture."

applause is the Emeritus Professor at ETH Zurich also received by the entrepreneur and art collector, Thomas W. Bechtler: "All the small things, the big image is what makes a city – a single Detail is enough sometimes, so this image falls into the Positive. Or Negative." Bechtlers favorite detail in Zürich? "Even if it is for a "Detail" a bit too large: the six-ringing place."

With wit, charm, and wisdom

In the height instead of the Width sticking out the loved one "city furniture" of Tamedia, publisher of Supino. His choice is also more likely to agree with many of the residents of Zurich: "to Me, the beautiful trees have fallen."

For Grossmünster-priest, Christoph Sigrist Lampugnanis speech was impressive because of the urban planning-Professor in a figurative sense, have also spoken a lot about the people: "the identity of a city is created. And that means: The seemingly trivial Concerns, needs and joys of the so-called little people make up a city." Thus, the priest, "we are in the midst of "my" business".

Lampugnani, born in Rome, in Milan and Zurich, answered to the questions of the Tagi-editor-in-Chief as well as those from the audience with wit, charm and wisdom. Just a question, it left open: What is the most beautiful city? A non-representative poll in the audience showed a clear victory for Zurich. In addition, there were points for Venice, Paris, and Bologna. And a clear statement of the architect Tilla Theus: "It is good that Mr Lampugnani has not answered this question. You can't answer this question simply."


Created: 15.01.2019, 23:18 PM

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