Werner Sobek Moscow
Established in 2007, Werner Sobek Moscow has quickly become an important partner for architects and clients alike throughout the Russian Federation. Local engineers with international expertise work on a broad variety of projects. As other members of the Werner Sobek group of companies, Werner Sobek Moskwa stands for engineering, design, and sustainability. Sister offices are to be found in Stuttgart, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Istanbul, and New York. 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 now has more than 350 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 group was founded by Prof. Werner Sobek. He is 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 Sobek heads the Institute for Lightweight Structures and Conceptual Design (ILEK) at the University of Stuttgart. Since 2017 he is also chairman of the DFG Collaborative Research Centre SFB 1244 (Adaptive Building Skins and Structures).