Sony Center

Jahn, Chicago/USA

Planning time:
1995 – 1999

Construction time:
1997 – 2000

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
structural engineering of facades and special structures

Sony Corporation, Tishman Speyer, Properties Deutschland, Berlin/Germany

H.G. Esch, Hennef/Germany
Engelhardt u. Sellin, Aschau/Germany

Construction of a complex of offices, apartments, hotels and leisure spheres at the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin/Germany. Werner Sobek’s scope of services comprised the design and engineering of all special structures, such as numerous glass walls (up to 60 m wide and 20 m high), screenwalls, integration of a protected historical building into a larger building complex with a free span of 20 m etc.