The Mexican Roof Revisited is a sequel volume to the book "The Mexican Roof" (out of print). The former book documented a student's project of Wolf D. Prix's class at the University of applied Arts in Vienna. In "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 Gunter 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.
Foreword by Wolf D. Prix. Foreword by Barbel Muller. Project. Gallery. Statements. Panel. Interview Gunther Feuerstein / Wolf D. Prix. Team.