Werner Sobek New York
Founded in 2003, Werner Sobek New York has established itself as an important partner for ambitious projects in North America (and in many other parts of the world as well). A particular focus of WSNY lies on complex facade geometries. The office also offers other services the Werner Sobek Group stands for, e.g. facade engineering, MEP planning, sustainability consultancy, industrial design etc. Werner Sobek stands throughout the world for engineering, design, and sustainability. The group of companies has offices in New York, Dubai, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Moscow 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 group of companies has now more than 220 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.