Jürgen Engel

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Jürgen Engel, Principal of KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten GmbH, studied Architecture at Technische Universität Braunschweig, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, RWTH University in Aachen, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, USA. He has been Managing Partner of KSP Architekten GmbH since 1990. Jürgen Engel has been Principal and as such responsible for around 200 employees and an average gross annual turnover of EUR 500 million since 2009. His company’s projects have received numerous awards, including: Prize of the Lower Saxony Branch of the German Association of Architects (BDA), the Lower Saxony State Architecture Prize, the International Highrise Award, Mipim Award, Design for Asia Award, red dot design award.

1982-86 Schneider-Wessling Architekten, Cologne
1986-89 Office head, O. M. Ungers, Frankfurt
1990-98 Managing Partner KSP Architekten
1998-09 Principal KSP Engel und Zimmermann Architekten
since 2009 Principal KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten

Brita Kanis

Business administration

Sebastian Schöll

Managing Partner
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Sebastian Schöll is a Managing Director and Partner at KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten GmbH. He studied Architecture at RWTH Aachen. He has worked for KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten since 2002, from 1997 until 2002 he worked as an architect for Foster and Partners, London. As a team leader in the Frankfurt office Sebastian Schöll is also responsible for various project teams and for what is currently KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten’s biggest construction project: the Great Mosque in Algiers, Algeria.

- Great Mosque Algiers, Algeria
- “Upper West” high-rise, Berlin
- High-rise at Neue Mainzer Strasse 57-59, Frankfurt/Main
- PalaisQuartier, Frankfurt/Main
- Überseequartier - Palisander, Hamburg
- University campus, Bockenheim, Frankfurt/Main

Dirk Bohnstedt

Head of Construction management / Deputy Office Head Frankfurt
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Dirk Bohnstedt studied architecture at the Technical University of Braunschweig as well as at the Technical University of Darmstadt. Since 2013 he works for KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten and since 2016 he is responsible for the construction management. Furthermore he is Deputy Office Head Frankfurt/Main since 2018.


- MainTor Patio, Frankfurt/Main
- Office building Bockenheimer Landstraße, Frankfurt/Main
- Überseering 2, Hamburg
- TurmCarrée, Frankfurt/Main
- Rechts der Isar Hospital, Munich
- Werfthaus, Frankfurt/Main

Thomas Busse

Managing Director KSP International / Head of Design
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Thomas Busse, competitions team leader and since 2017 managing director of KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten International GmbH, studied architecture at the Technical University of Darmstadt and in Florence. From 1999 to 2010 he worked for KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten as design director in Beijing and Frankfurt. Since 2014, Thomas Busse is head fo design in Frankfurt. Under his leadership, his team scored numerous competition successes. He is the managing director responsible for foreign projects in China.

- BASF Headquarters, Ludwigshafen
- Wohnbebauung Klostergärten, Düsseldorf
- Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing
- Headquarters of Vietmnamese Cement Corporation, Hanoi
- Zibo Library, Shandong
- Guangzhou Power Grid, Guangzhou
- Patent office, Beijing

Christian Eichinger

Office Head Munich
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Christian Eichinger, Office Head Munich and an authorized signatory, has been working for KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten since 2009. From 2013 to 2017 he was responsible as International Director of Design for the projects in the Beijing office, China. Since 2018 he has been Office Head Munich. He studied Architecture at the Technical University of Munich and Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA.


- Art Museum, Tianjin, China
- Meixi Urban Helix, Changsha, China
- Air China headquarters, Chengdu, China, 1st prize
- Dual tower for High-Tech Park, Foshan, China
- Shenzhen Art Museum & Library, China
- Office building at Landsberger Strasse 350-356, Munich
- Südwink residential and office building, Munich
- GfK Headquarters, Nuremberg


Ulrich Gremmelspacher

Office Head Braunschweig
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Ulrich Gremmelspacher, Head of the Braunschweig office and an authorized signatory, studied Architecture at Technische Universität Braunschweig. He has worked for KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten since 1991. Ulrich Gremmelspacher has been Head of the Braunschweig office since 2008 and has been responsible for projects such as:

- Hamburg Süd Headquarters, Hamburg
- Documentation Center Bergen-Belsen Memorial
- Federal Ministry of Health, Berlin
- ASTRA Turm, Hamburg
- Deutsche Telekom AG - City Nord, Hamburg
- Triple-purpose sports hall, Heinrich Heine Strasse, Wolfsburg
- The extension to Martino Katharineum High School, Braunschweig
- Office building at Hammerbrookhöfe, Hamburg (Deutsche Bahn regional head office)
- VW Financial Services AG Information and Logistics Center (ILC), Braunschweig
- LNQE laboratory building, Leibniz University, Hanover
- Schwedenkai passenger terminal, Kiel
- “Neue Burg” residential development, Wolfsburg


Anja Keller

Deputy Office Head Munich
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Anja Keller, Deputy Office Head Munich, studied Architecture at the University of Stuttgart and with a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship at the University of North London. She has been working for KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten since 2007 and as project manager has been responsible for several major projects. In 2019 she became Deputy Office Head and part of the management team in Munich. She is a trained German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) consultant and construction health and safety coordinator (SiGeKo). Prior to joining our company, from 2002 to 2006 she worked for architecture firms in Stuttgart and Munich.

- GfK headquarters (Kohlenhof), Nuremberg
- Südwink residential and office building, Munich
- Evangelisches Werk office building, Berlin
- Pariser Höfe office building, Stuttgart
- Alterations to and extension of Medienfabrik, Munich
- Atmos office building, Arnulfpark, Munich
- Tianjin Art Museum, China


Matthias Koch

Office Head Frankfurt
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Matthias Koch, Head of the Frankfurt/Main office and an authorized signatory, studied Architecture at the University of Kaiserslautern and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. He has worked for KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten since 2005. As project leader he was responsible, among other things, for the new Deutsche Börse building, “The Cube”, in Eschborn near Frankfurt/Main (the first high-rise in Germany to be awarded LEED certification in Platinum). Matthias Koch has been head of Projects since 2010 and since 2018 Head of the Frankfurt/Main office.

- New Deutsche Börse building, Eschborn
- Office building Kassenärtzliche Vereinigung Hessen, Frankfurt/Main
- Office building CityGate, Stuttgart
- HumboldhafenEins office building, Berlin
- Taunusanlage 11 high-rise, Frankfurt/Main
- Fitness and Wellness areas ELEMENTS (Migros)
- New ILB Investitionsbank des Landes Brandenburg, Potsdam


Markus Lauber

General Manager China
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Markus Lauber, General Manager China, is responsible for our international projects in China. He previously held a senior position at a local project developer in Beijing. He has been working as an architect outside Germany since 1999, initially in Barcelona, as of 2009 for Drees & Sommer in Madrid, in Andermatt, and from 2012 as General Manager in Beijing. Markus Lauber studied at the University of Stuttgart, ETH Zurich and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Barcelona (UPC).

- Bio-Enterprise, Shenzhen, schematic design phase
- AVIC, design competition

References (previous employers):
- BMW R&D Center Beijing, China, project manager (Drees & Sommer), 2012 - 2014
- New BBVA headquarters, Madrid, Spain, design manager (Drees & Sommer), 2009 - 2011
- “La Llotja deLerida,” theatre and convention center, Spain, design architect (LABB Arquitectura), 2006 - 2010
- New PGGM pension fund headquarters, Zeist, the Netherlands, design architect (Mateo Arquitectura), 2002 - 2007


Hannes Meisehen

Office Head Berlin
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Hannes Meisehen, Head of the Berlin office, studied Architecture at Braunschweig University of Technology. In his career, before joining KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten he spent eight years with Léonwohlhage Architekten, Berlin as a project manager for a number of residential, office and school buildings. Moreover, he possesses substantiated knowledge in building information modelling and interdisciplinary planning (BIM). Since 2017 in his function as Head of the Berlin office he has been responsible for the following projects:

- Office and commercial building Zimmerstrasse, Berlin
- Hotel office building, Alexanderquartier, Berlin
- Residential building “Gleis Park Berlin”, Berlin
- Harzer Strasse (Geyer-Höfe), Berlin
- Kreativquartier - Rummelsburger Landstraße, Berlin
- Vitopia, Offenbach
- Quedlinburger Straße, Berlin
- Fünf Morgen, Berlin


Martin Oster

Head of Contract Management