Helmut Oberholz

Dipl.-Ing. Architect

Founder and Executive shareholder

Helmut Oberholz, born in 1954 in Heiligenhaus, Germany, studied architecture at FH Essen, TU Berlin and RWTH Aachen. He worked as an architect from 1976 to 1987 before becoming a partner at the architecture firm JSK Düsseldorf in 1988. He, Jurek M. Slapa and Zbigniew Pszczulny were shareholders there from 1990 to 2010. During this time, Helmut Oberholz was responsible for the construction of the Hyatt Regency Mainz (1998), the Broker & Office Center Frankfurt (2004) and the north expansion of Messe Dusseldorf (2004-2010), among others. In 2010, the office separated from the JSK Group and proceeded to operate as slapa oberholz pszczulny, sop | architekten. The current references of Helmut Oberholz include the Belmundo and LaVista office and commercial buildings in Dusseldorf’s Belsenpark, the Design Hotel Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf and Neue Messe Essen, which won first prize at an international competition.

11954 ​Born in Heiligenhaus, Germany​
1973 – 1981 Studied architecture at FH Essen, TU Berlin and RWTH Aachen
1976 Received degree from FH Essen
1976 – 1978 Worked as an architect
1981​ Received degree under Prof. Gottfried Böhm, RWTH Aachen
1981 - 1987 Worked as an architect
1988 – 2010 Partner and shareholder, JSK Architekten, Düsseldorf
1992 - 2010 ​Shareholder, JSK Architekten, Frankfurt am Main
Since 2010 ​ Shareholder, slapa oberholz pszczulny | architekten (after the rebranding of JSK Architekten, Düsseldorf)