General Motors Stand

George P. Johnson, Ostfildern/Germany

Planning time:

Construction time:
2006 — 2007

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
structural engineering of special structures

General Motors, Detroit/USA

Andreas Keller, Altdorf/Germany

At the 2007 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, General Motors’ exhibition stand was designed by George P. Johnson. Werner Sobek was invited to do the structural engineering for the special structures. These special structures are aluminium-clad space trusses, partly protruding up to 16 m, partly being suspended from the ceiling.