Photos from the eacd-meeting in in Luxemburg 2008
In front of the Chambre des Métiers du Luxembourg building on
the Kirchberg, in the heart of the European sector. Third from the
left is Will Schott, head of the craft guild of stonemasons, which
proved to be an excellent host.
There are superb rooms and opportunities for presentations in
the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the little state with a lot of
EACD counsellor Dr. Dietrich Karner, chairman of the Generali
board of directors, on the left at the edge of the photo, spoke in
favour of documenting the tour in book form. The proposal by Prof.
Dr. Barbara Schock-Werner, master builder and chair of the advisory
committee (second from the right), to start planning a second tour
was unanimously accepted.
The highly informative guided tour of the UNESCO world
heritage site led by an art historian took place in the afternoon
following the full meeting of the council.
Many monuments provide proof of history, as many a
Luxembourger says, cryptically and yet off-handedly, about the
history of his country: We became smaller and smaller, and more and
After the tour of the town, at the entrance to the office of
prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker, a member of the EACD’s advisory
The photographer, EACD vice-chairman Franz Waldner, comes
from Laas (South Tyrol). Before setting off for home, and together
with two married couples - the hosts and the president and his wife
- he paid a visit to a military cemetery. All over the world, by
means of white crosses made of marble from Laas, the United States
government remembers those who fell during the horrors of World War
An initial editorial meeting with those who took part in the
tour took place not actually in Luxembourg, but as decided there.
The photo shows people taking a breather in the fresh air on the