Lecture date: 2014-03-06
The passion for high-quality architecture and innovative structures has motivated the office of Bollinger + Grohmann since its foundation in 1983. As responsible engineers, the firm’s prime focus is the strengthening and enhancement of each individual design.
The practice is fascinated with utopias such as those of like Wladimir Tatlin – not as an unattainable counter-models but as a set goals with reach.
Klaus Bollinger studied civil engineering at the Technical University in Darmstadt. He has taught at Dortmund University and since 1994 has been a Professor of Structural Engineering in the School of Architecture at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna. He currently practises with Bollinger + Grohmann Engineers in Frankfurt, which he founded with his partner Manfred Grohmann in 1983.