Ursula Heller in conversation with Werner Sobek, architect Repetition from Friday, 16.05 Uhr Available as a podcast and in the Bayern 2 app
He is a civil engineer and architect, took care of recycling in an early stage and was one of the initiators of the German Society for Sustainable Building. Without Werner Sobek many buildings by star architects would not be as they are, for example the "Mercedes-Benz Museum" in Stuttgart or the "Highlight Towers" in the north of Munich.
Life maxim "sustainability"Werner Sobeck was already taught the "Lebensmaxime" "sustainability" in his childhood at the Swabian Alb. From 1974 to 1980 he studied in Stuttgart, looking far beyond the boundaries of his studies in civil engineering and architecture. He fascinates topics such as organic building or lightweight construction. After graduation, he founded his own office, which is rapidly expanding into many countries on the planet. Today he has around 300 employees. In 2000, he founded the "Institute for Light Design Design and Constructing" (ILEK). Almost at the same time, Werner Sobek develops and tests single-family houses that generate twice as much energy as they consume. If he looks at the built-up world of today, he is disappointed how little good and long-lasting ideas are going through. The early works of his youth