Matsui Gengo Special Award
On 31 August 2018, Prof. Werner Sobek was awarded the thirteenth Japan Structural Design Award (Matsui Gengo Special Award). The jury emphasized that Werner Sobek’s work “explored the possibilities of innovative technologies and diverse materials”, thus developing new designs “while considering environmental and social sustainability”. Werner Sobek thus has “made significant contributions to the built environment”. Congratulations on this achievement!