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Jörg Schlaich

German engineer.

Biographical Information

Name: Jörg Schlaich
Born on 17 October 1934 in Kernen im Remstal, Rems-Murr-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, Europe
Place(s) of activity:
1953 - 1955

Studies architecture and civil engineering at the Technical School (TH) Stuttgart

1955 - 1959

Studies at the Technical University (TU) Berlin

1960 - 1963

Technical University of Stuttgart (Dr.Ing.)

1960 - 1963

L. Bauer, Civil Contractors, Stuttgart.

1963 - 1979

Employee and later Partner of Leonhardt und Andrä.

1967 - 1974

Lecturer for Reinforced Concrete Structures, University of Stuttgart.


Licensed Checking Engineer.

1974 - 2000

Full Professor and Director of Institut für Konstruktion und Entwurf (for Structural Design), formerly called Institut für Massivbau (for Concrete Structures).


Opens his own design office: Schlaich, Bergermann & Partner

1 October 2000


26 November 2004

Recipient of the Gustav Magnel Golden Medal (University of Ghent - Belgium) for the bridge on Auerbachstrasse.

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

checking engineer
structural consultant
structural engineer


Relevant Publications

Internal Information
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Created: 02/01/1999
Last Updated: 22/07/2014