Mike Schlaich

Prof. Dr. sc. techn.

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

Personal Data

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
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities

acatech - National Academy of Science and Engineering, Germany
IABSE-International Association for Bridge & Structural Engineering
IASS International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures
FIB - International Federation for Structural Concrete
Colegio de Ingenieros CCP, Madrid
SIA - Schweizer Ingenieur- und Architektenverein


Deutscher Brückenbaupreis 2020, Footbridge TRUMPF, Ditzingen

Medalla de ACHE, A Coruña, 2017

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


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



Max and Moritz Residential Towers in Berlin, Exenterhaus Bochum, Tensegrity Tower at Rostock Fair, Ardex Tower in Witten


Roofs and Façades

Tram Stop at Berlin Main Train Station, cable nets and grid shells for Málaga Airport, Höfe am Brühl in Leipzig, Palacio de Comunicaciones in Madrid, membrane structures for Estadio Olímpico and Arena Vista Allegre (movable) in Madrid, foil cushion roof (movable) in Duisburg, cable suspended glass roof for Heilbronn city lightrail, wooden barrel roof for Rostock Fair, steel sculpture The Mastaba Abu Dhabi by Christo and Jeanne-Claude



Footbridges in Ditzingen, 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, Yamuna Bridge New Delhi


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