The Mexican Roof Revisited (Techo en Mexico 2)
"The Mexican Roof Revisited" contributors and new fellows met again under the shelter of the roof and discussed the conferences
motto SUSTAINABILITY VS AESTHETICS. The book contains a visual essay on the roof and it's construction as well as a complete
documentation of the discussion between Raimund Abraham, Rozana Montiel, Wolf D. Prix, Carl Pruscha, Mauricio Rocha, Michael
Rotondi. Additionally a conversation between Wolf D. Prix and Günter Feuerstein, moderated by Wojciech Czaja will be featured.
Wolf D. Prix was born in Vienna in 1942. He is one of the founders of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU. He studied at the Vienna
University of Technology, the Architectural Association in London and the Southern California Inst. of Architecture (SCI-Arc)
in Los Angeles. He was appointed a full professor at the Vienna University of Applied Arts in 1993. Prix has also been a member
of the board of the Vienna Institute of Architecture since 2003. He is the head of Studio Prix and the vice-president of the
Vienna University of Applied Arts.