DIFA Office Building

Jahn, Chicago/USA

Planning time:
1995 – 1999

Construction time:
1998 – 2001

Services rendered by Werner Sobek:
structural engineering of special structures in glas and steel

DIFA Deutsche Immobilien Fonds AG, Hamburg/Germany

H.G. Esch, Hennef/Germany

A large office building was built next to the historic Café Kranzler on the famous Kurfürstendamm boulevard in Berlin. Werner Sobek designed all façades and special structures in steel and glass. Among the special structures are the so-called Point, various screen walls, a glass-covered footpath, the Flying Truss as well as two aviaries in the atrium.