“Built neither for short-term effect nor conspicuousness at any price – our architecture is timeless and designed for the long term. In 30 years, a building must be just as contemporary and appropriate, coherent and comprehensible as the day it was constructed.”
The architectural office slapa oberholz pszczulny | sop architekten designs office, commercial, hotel, industrial and residential buildings as well as airports, sports, education and research facilities. The international office with 80 employees, headquartered in Dusseldorf/Germany, stands for a clear, timeless architectural language and offers extensive services for architectural projects regardless of their type or size.
The scope includes urban planning and analysis, careful planning preparation, property planning, project and construction management, integrated design, interior design, general planning and the revitalization of existing properties. Sustainable, energy-efficient building concepts are designed from the outset. sop architekten has won numerous certificates and awards for their buildings.
In addition to the eponymous Jurek M. Slapa, Helmut Oberholz and Zbigniew Pszczulny, who have been working together for more than 30 years, Wolfgang Marcour and Lothar Simonis extend the executive shareholders with Bjørn Polzin as managing director.
Amongst the most well-known buildings designed by sop architekten in Düsseldorf are the “Gap 15”-Tower, the Hyatt Hotel in the Medienhafen, the “Merkur Spiel-Arena” and the new Dusseldorf Airport.
The Soccer stadium in Wroclaw/Poland, the Campustower apartment building at Hafencity Hamburg, the extension of the Messe Dusseldorf, the “Orjin Maslak”-Tower in Istanbul/Turkey and the expansion of Terminal 1 at Munich Airport are also important references of sop architekten.
The success of the office is predicated not only on the partners’ 30 years of combined planning experience, but also on the team spirit and specialist knowledge of around 80 committed employees – competent and creative architects, site managers, interior designers and architectural draftsmen and draftswomen.