in Architecture and Construction
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Engelsmann is a civil engineer; he did his studies at the Technische Universität München (Technical University of Munich). He also studied architecture at the University of Bath. He then worked as a research associate at the chair of Jörg Schlaich. Since 2002, he has been a professor of structural engineering and design at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart (Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design). In addition, he is a founding partner of the firm Engelsmann Peters Beratende Ingenieure in Stuttgart. Valerie Spalding did her studies of architecture at RWTH Aachen (RWTH Aachen University). She has worked at a number of different architecture firms in Germany and abroad, including James Carpenter Design Associates in New York. Since 2005, she has been a research associate at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart; the focus of her research is plastics in architecture. Stefan Peters is a civil engineer; he did his studies at Universität Stuttgart (Stuttgart University). He has worked at a number of different engineering firms, including Werner Sobek Ingenieure. From 2000 to 2006, he was a research associate at Universität Stuttgart, and he has been a partner at the firm Engelsmann Peters Beratende Ingenieure in Stuttgart since.