Werner Sobek Istanbul

For many years, Werner Sobek has been involved in projects in Turkey and in Central Asia. The Istanbul office acts as an important intermediary for these contacts – not only to architects and contractors, but also to universities and research institutes. Excellent knowledge of language and culture is an important prerequisite for this function, just as it is for the other offices of our group of companies. Werner Sobek stands throughout the world for engineering, design, and sustainability. The group of companies has offices in Istanbul, Dubai, Frankfurt, London, Moscow, 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 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. From 2008 until 2014, he was also Mies van der Rohe Professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.

Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center in Baku includes a new national museum, a library and a concert hall. Central element of the architectural design is the unity between plaza, landscape design and double-curved building envelope. The complex geometry of the building as well as the remoteness of the building site were two specific challenges of this particular project… more…

Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center in Baku includes a new national museum, a library and a concert hall. Central element of the architectural design is the unity between plaza, landscape design and double-curved building envelope. The complex geometry of the building as well as the remoteness of the building site were two specific challenges of this particular project… more…

Baku White City Gateway Building is a gently curved office building is the gateway to the new Baku White City development, a vast industrial area refurbishment into a modern city part of Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The main feature of the new gateway building is the geometric complexity of its building envelope, which extends over the entire building and the freeform roof… more…