Knut Göppert


We always try to achieve the limits of what is possible

Personal Data

Graduation from University of Stuttgart

Joined schlaich bergermann partner in 1989


Partner since 1998

Managing Director

Professional Societies

Baden-Württemberg Chamber of Engineers
IASS International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures, Working group retractable roof structures, and Editorial Committee of IASS Journal
Konvent der Baukultur 2010

Architektur-Forum Baden-Württemberg, President


Structural Awards 2019, Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence and Award for Long Span Structures: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London
Ingenieurpreis des Deutschen Stahlbaues 2015, category buildings, honorary mention: Stadium Maracanã (Estádio Jornalista Mário Filho), Rio de Janeiro
13. Ingenieurbau-Preis 2012 for National Stadium Warsaw, Poland
2012 Award of Excellence Miscellaneous für BC Place, Vancouver
IOC/IAKS Award 2011 Gold for Grenpoint Stadium Cape Town
SAISC Steel Award South Africa 2009, Overall Winner, Moses Mabhida Stadium Durban
IABSE Outstanding Structure Award 2007 for the the roof structure of the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt

  • Manaus © Marcus Bredt
  • BC Place © Michael Elkan
  • Flughafen Berlin
  • Stadion Kiev © Marcus Bredt
  • Gahlensche Str © Tomas Riehle
  • Maracana © Marcus Bredt

Selected Projects


Office and public buildings such as Passenger Terminal Airport Berlin Brandenburg International, Employees‘ Restaurant and Head Office for Boehringer Ingelheim, Workshop and Sales/Exhibition Buildings Audi Neckarsulm, Trutec Building and Nam June Paik Art Center in Seoul, Headquarters of Fanuc Robotics Germany in Neuhausen



18-story office tower LVM 5 for Landwirtschaftlicher Versicherungsverein Münster

Roofs and Façades

Long-span roofs and facades for sports stadiums and halls, amongst others in Stuttgart, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, Brasília, Kiev, Bucharest, Warsaw, London, Vancouver, Delhi, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Abu Dhabi, Hongkong, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Luxemburg, Krasnodar, Moskau, Barcelona and London, glass facades and roofs for SEW Eurodrive Center for Research and Development in Bruchsal, Germany, memorial Monumento 11M in Madrid, membrane roof for Pabellón de Estado at the airport Madrid-Barajas, Lightweight envelope structures for Heathrow Expansion Programme, London


Erzbahnschwinge in Bochum, visitor bridge at Deutsches Museum in Munich


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