Werner Sobek Architects Stuttgart, Architecture Office, Building Design, Architeken, Germany
Werner Sobek, Architect
Contemporary German Architect & Structural Engineer: Information + News
page updated 16 Sep 2017
Werner Sobek – Key Projects
Featured Building by Werner Sobek:
Station Z memorial, Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
Date built: 2003-05
Design: with HG Merz
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Location:Stuttgart, Germany ‘
Werner Sobek Stuttgart – Practice Information
Head office based in Stuttgart, southwest Germany
Werner Sobek design Studios based in Cairo, Dubai, Frankfurt, Khartoum, Moscow and New York
This is a global company with offices on several continents.
WS stands throughout the world for engineering, design, and sustainability. The firm has offices in Stuttgart, Dubai, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Moscow and New York. The work of the company is defined by premium design on the basis of high-class engineering combined with sophisticated green technologies.
Founded in 1992, this architectural studio has now more than 280 employees. They work on all types of buildings and materials. Special emphasis lies on lightweight structural design, transparent facade systems, and sustainable building concepts. The overall objective is to reach the highest quality possible – this is also reflected in the company’s quality management system which has been certified according to ISO 9001.
The company was founded in 1992 by Prof. Werner Sobek. He is an architect, consulting engineer, proof engineer for all fields of structural engineering, and holds various licenses, e.g. a Structural Engineering License for Illinois. As a successor to architect Frei Otto and structural engineer Jörg Schlaich, Werner heads the Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design (ILEK) at the University of Stuttgart.
From 2008 until 2014 he was also Mies van der Rohe Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago. In addition, he is founder and president of various non-profit organizations such as aed and SIS.
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