THE HERPICH AFFAIR OF 1924
Michele Stavagna is an architect and architectural historian, who lives and works in Berlin, and is the correspondent from Italy for the magazine “der architekt - BDA”. He was educated at the Università IUAV of Venice (Italy), holds a degree in architectural design and a PhD in history of architecture and urban design, and has taught Theory and History of Industrial Design at the Università degli Studi of Triest (Italy). Stavagna translated and edited the first Italian edition of “Die Baukunst der neuesten Zeit” by G. A. Platz. His research themes focus on the birth and affirmation of Modernism within the broader context of the mass public and economic development of the modern society.