Invent the Future with Elements of the Past: 12 Zurich Artists on a Stroll with Lucius Burckhardt

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Invent the Future with Elements of the Past: 12 Zurich Artists on a Stroll with Lucius Burckhardt - Notz, Adrian (Editor), and Obrist, Ulrich (Editor)
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At the 2014 International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, Hans Ulrich Obrist, curator of the Swiss pavilion, realised a display and a series of events referring to Lucius Burckhardt (1925-2003), an eminent Swiss sociologist and urbanist. In the 1980s, Burckhardt had proposed the concept of a science of Strollology, based on his view that only by strolling we truly perceive our environment. Burckhardt, a pioneer of modern urbanism, also re-defined architecture as "orbiting around man, space, and achievement" ...

Invent the Future with Elements of the Past: 12 Zurich Artists on a Stroll with Lucius Burckhardt 2015, Scheidegger und Spiess AG, Verlag, Zurich

ISBN-13: 9783858814876

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