Nicolas Janberg

Franco-German bridge engineer. Creator of Structurae.

Biographical Information

Name: Nicolas Janberg
Born on 25 August 1973 in , North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Europe
Place(s) of activity:
1992 - 1996

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Civil Engineering) at Princeton University.

1996 - 1998

Master of Science in Engineering (Civil Engineering) at Princeton University.

October 1998

Creation of structurae - International Database and Gallery of Structure.

February 1999 - April 2002

Bridge engineer and project manager at Köhler + Seitz Beraten und Planen GmbH in Nuremberg, Germany.
Bridges for the Wustermark Ring Road (near Berlin), Kajang Ring Road (Malaysia), Kuala Lumpur Monorail (Malaysia), and the Egnatia Highway (Greece).

June 2002

Founds "Nicolas Janberg Internet Content Services".

15 March 2012

Nicolas Janberg sells all the rights to Structurae to publishers Ernst & Sohn in Berlin, Germany.

1 May 2012 - 30 April 2015

Employed at Ernst & Sohn as Editor-in-Chief for Structurae.


1 May 2015

Leaves Ernst & Sohn and buys back Structurae to freelance again.

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

structural engineer



  1. Janberg, Nicolas (1998): The Evolution of Cable-Stayed Bridges in Germany and France. thesis, Master's Thesis, Department of Civil Engineering and Operations Research, Princeton University, Princeton (USA).
  2. Janberg, Nicolas / Krontal, Ludolf (2014): Eisenbahnbrücken. Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur & technische Wissenschaften GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin (Germany), ISBN 978-3-433-03097-4, pp. 104.
  3. Janberg, Nicolas (2013): 13. Ingenieurbau-Preis von Ernst und Sohn: Jury tagte am 16.11.2012. In: Bautechnik, v. 90, n. 1 (January 2013), pp. 71-80.

  4. Janberg, Nicolas (2008): The Internet as the Perfect Tool to Document Construction Projects. Presented at: 17th IABSE Congress, Creating and Renewing Urban Structures – Tall Buildings, Bridges and Infrastructure, Chicago, September 17-19, 2008.
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