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Heinz Aeschlimann

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As an entrepreneur and engineer, Heinz Aeschlimann closely communes with his environment, observing the perpetual confrontation and tension between resistance and harmony, nature, technology and humanity. Throughout his career, Aeschlimann has distinguished himself as an artist, an engineer and an entrepreneur – in 2004 he won the Ernest and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

He began his career as a civil engineer in Switzerland wherein he gained valuable experience in paving construction as well as road and bridge technology. This early venture helped discipline him in the methodical work of production, and instilled within him the importance of working in stages. Aeschlimann was also able to experiment with various industrial materials and techniques, manipulating different media for creative purposes.