Wilfried Lipp in conversation with Florian Hertweck, Silke Langenberg, Alex Nehmer and Markus Krieger, «Reparatur als Präparatur», in: ARCH+ Nr. 250, The Great Repair: Ein Reader, Berlin 2022. pp. 50–53.
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.