Sony Center

The hotel, office, residential and leisure complex Sony Center at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin was planned by the architectural firm Jahn, Chicago. Werner Sobek was responsible for the structural engineering of facades and special structures.

Berlin Behind Glass Walls

These include a large number of glass walls (widths of up to 60 m with heights of up to 20 m), screenwalls and the superstructure of a listed hotel by a 6-storey apartment building with a 20 m free span.

Jahn, Chicago/USA

Planning time
1995 − 1999

Construction time
1997 − 2000

Services by Werner Sobek
Structural engineering of facades and special structures (WP 1 − 8 acc. to § 64 HOAI)

132,500 m²

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

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

German Steel Construction Award − 2002

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