Jurg Conzett was born in 1956, a citizen of Schiers (Grisons, Switzerland). He studied civil engineering at the Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule (ETH) in Lausanne and Zurich and received his diploma in 1980. From 1981 until 1988 he worked as an employee of Architect Peter Zumthor at Haldenstein. After this architectural experience he decided to start working as a independent consultant structural engineer. Today he leads an engineering office of about 20 people together with his partners Gianfranco Bronzini and Patrick Gartmann in Chur. Their main activities are designing structures for buildings together with architects as well as working on projects for bridges and bridge repair.
Mohsen Mostafavi, an architect and educator, is the Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design.
NOW? is an occasional series of conversations about ideas, images, words, things, drawings, places, designs. NOW? is also a specific temporal moment--of thought and action--caught between the present and possible futures.