Wilfried Lipp in conversation with Florian Hertweck, Silke Langenberg, Alex Nehmer und Markus Krieger, «Repairing as Preparing», in: ARCH+ Nr. 250, The Great Repair: Politics for the Repair Society, Berlin 2023, pp. 46–49.
In the 1990s, Wilfried Lipp, then Regional Conservator of Upper Austria and later President of ICOMOS Austria, coined the term “repair society” with a seminal text, parts of which are republished in this issue. In a conversation with guest editor Florian Hertweck, monument theorist and architect Silke Langenberg, and Alex Nehmer and Markus Krieger of ARCH+, he reflects on its topicality and connectivity to the project The Great Repair.