“We mainly focused on building within the historic stock, which encompasses issues like monument protection and protection areas. Our idea was always to expand the town, to understand the existing buildings and artefacts and not simply eliminate them. In times like these, that is a big topic.
Atmospheric values and cultural values were and are always important to us. Even a postwar building has value to subsequent generations. And if we eliminate all of that, there’ll be nothing left to pass down.”