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.
1995 − 1999
1997 − 2000
Services by Werner Sobek
Structural engineering of facades and special structures (WP 1 − 8 acc. to § 64 HOAI)
Sony Corporation, Tishman Speyer, Properties Deutschland, Berlin/Germany
H.G. Esch, Hennef/Germany
Engelhardt u. Sellin, Aschau/Germany
German Steel Construction Award − 2002