Mike Schlaich

Prof. Dr. sc.techn.

Always trying to contribute to Baukultur, even for ordinary tasks.

Personal Data

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, USA in 1960

Graduation and dissertation from ETH Zurich

Joined schlaich bergermann partner in 1993

 

Partner since 1999

Managing Director

 

Certified proof checking engineer for structural analysis

Professor at TU Berlin, Chair of Conceptual and Structural Design

Professional Societies

Institution of Structural Engineers, London, Fellow

IABSE - International Association for Bridge & Structural Engineering

Colegio de Ingenieros CCP, Madrid

Ingenieurkammer Baden-Württemberg

Baukammer Berlin

SIA - Schweizer Ingenieur- und Architektenverein

AIV - Architekten- und Ingenieurverein zu Berlin

ATEP - Associación Técnica Española del Pretensado
IASS - International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures
FIB - International Federation for Structural Concrete
Konvent der Baukultur (Bundesstiftung Baukultur)
Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften

Awards

Deutscher Ingenieurbaupreis 2016, footbridge Rathenow, Germany
Gold Medal by The Institution of Structural Engineers, London, 2015
Ingenieurpreis des Deutschen Stahlbaues 2015 for canopy for exit of
customer center of Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany
Deutscher Brückenbaupreis 2014 for Railway Bridge Gänsebachtal
Deutscher Brückenbaupreis 2010 for footbridge at Sassnitz harbor
Balthasar-Neumann-Preis 2008 for M11 Memorial in Madrid
Ingenieurbau-Preis 1998 for Glacis Bridge Ingolstadt
Schinkelpreis 1992 for footbridge across the river Spree, Berlin

Selected Projects

Buildings

Stainless steel monocoque Pavilion for Porsche in Wolfsburg
Horrem „Station Green“ for German Railways (DB)

Porsche in Leipzig and Audi in Ingolstadt

Control Center for German Aerospace
Center (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen

extension of Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus (check engineering)

Lenné-Triangle in Berlin

 

Towers

Max and Moritz Residential Towers in Berlin

Exenterhaus Bochum

Tensegrity Tower at Rostock Fair

 

Roofs and Façades

Tram Stop at Berlin Main Train Station
cable nets and grid shells for Málaga Airport

Höfe am Brühl and Paunsdorf Center in Leipzig

Palacio de Comunicaciones in Madrid
membrane structures for Estadio Olímpico and Arena Vista Allegre
(movable) in Madrid

movable foil cushion roof in Duisburg

cable suspended glass roof for the Heilbronn city lightrail

wooden barrel roof for Rostock Fair

steel sculpture The Mastaba (Project for Abu
Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) by Christo and Jeanne-Claude

 

Bridges 

Footbridges in Rathenow, Oberhausen, Sassnitz, Leer, Greifswald, Rostock

highway bridges in Geel, Ingolstadt, Léon
railway bridges for German Railways

major bridges such as Second Vivekananda Bridge Kolkata (check engineering) and cable-stayed bridges like Ting Kau Bridge Hong Kong and Yamuna Bridge Delhi

 

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