Werner Sobek London
Werner Sobek stands throughout the world for engineering, design, and sustainability. A London-based office is an important prerequisite for such a global presence. However, Werner Sobek London not only works on projects in Great Britain. The office is equally involved in many other projects worldwide planned by British architects. A particular focus of Werner Sobek London lies on MEP planning. However, the office also offers all the other services offered by the Werner Sobek group of companies. Next to London, the latter is also to be found in Dubai, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Moskau, New York, and Stuttgart. The work of Werner Sobek is defined by premium design on the basis of high-class engineering combined with sophisticated green technologies. Founded in 1992, the 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 company was founded by Prof. Werner Sobek. As a successor to architect Frei Otto and structural engineer Jörg Schlaich, Werner Sobek heads the Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design (ILEK) at the University of Stuttgart. In addition, from 2008 until 2014 he was also Mies van der Rohe Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.