CTBUH Silver Member

Sauerbruch Hutton


Member Since: 2011

Member Offices: Berlin

Sauerbruch Hutton is an international agency for architecture, urbanism and design, founded in 1989. Presently there are about 75 Architects, Designers, Engineers, Modelmakers and administrative staff working in their office in Berlin.

Sauerbruch Hutton realize individual and sustainable solutions to a wide range of programs. The enjoyment of the sensuality of space and material, as well as the mastery of up-to-date technology and the intelligent use of existing resources of every kind are the focus of their work.

Their projects are always inspired by and tailored to the specifics of their site, their brief and their client. Since they consider architecture to be a process of dialogue, they intimately involve selected experts and consultants in every stage of the design process. Sauerbruch Hutton have been awarded numerous national and international prizes.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level


Member Since


Member Offices

  • Berlin




Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed




Competition Entry


Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation


Under Demolition



Sthlm 01

102.5 m / 336 ft


ADAC Headquarters

93 m / 305 ft


GSW Hauptverwaltung

81.5 m / 267 ft


KfW Westarkade

56 m / 184 ft


ADAC Headquarters

Award of Excellence: ADAC Headquarters

Best Tall Building Europe 2013

Ctbuh Leaders

Matthias Sauerbruch

Matthias Sauerbruch

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2019


Building Completions Timeline



20 December 2012

What do you think is the best tall building in existence today, and why?

Industry leaders answering this question include: Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Joseph Rechichi, Forest City Ratner Companies;Toby Blunt, Foster + Partners; Werner Sobek, Werner Sobek Group; John...


20 December 2012

What do you think is the single biggest limiting factor that would prevent humanity creating a mile-high?

Industry leaders answering this question include: Werner Sobek, Werner Sobek Group; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre Architects; Adrian Smith, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; Dr....


20 December 2012

Can tall buildings ever truly become carbon-neutral?

Industry leaders answering this question include: Adrian Smith, AS+GG; Craig Webb, Gehry Partners; Matthias Sauerbruch, Sauerbruch Hutton; Chris Wilkinson, Wilkinson Eyre Architects; Craig Gibbons, Arup;...


Average Building Age*

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Office, 4 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite, 3 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.


*Based on 6 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline


Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.


Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.