Da Vaz seminar on Public Space, Tokyo, 2001
Juerg gives Seminar on Public Space at the International Forum of Design in Tokyo, 19.-21.11.2001 The «Forum» in the Roman Empire, the «Marktplatz» of German Cities or the «Piazzas» in Italy are birthplaces of PublicSpace - nodal points in the fabric of society for people to move, exchange and relax. PublicSpace has the important mandate to facilitate the structuring of new habitats and niches for people.It is a forum for visual and political dialogue as well. As a generator of attitude and lifestyle it offers changing concepts for the wellbeing of man in a globalized world. It promotes individual commitment and passion and acts at the same time as a distributor for personal taste to larger networks and communities.