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OFFICE

Located in the landmark Woolworth Building in Downtown Manhattan, steps from the Freedom Tower and the revived World Trade Center, BüroEhring partners with clients, designers and collaborators to generate visionary designs for building structures and enclosures. Our office is committed to bringing a spirit of award-winning excellence as we work to deliver innovative solutions that effortlessly fuse complexity, efficiency, compliance and cost.

LEADERSHIP

Holger Schulze-Ehring has more than eighteen years of structural and architectural design experience. Before founding BüroEhring in early 2016, Mr. Schulze-Ehring had a long tenure at architecture and engineering firms Santiago Calatrava and Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, where he worked on landmark projects in the United States, Europe, and world-wide. Mr. Schulze-Ehring’s expertise is in advanced engineering with a collaborative approach to design. He leverages his cross-disciplinary capabilities to deliver innovative and specialized solutions to complex architectural challenges for his award-winning projects. A strong technical and creative background forms his considerable proficiency in engineering and designing unique and inventive structures.  

Mr. Schulze-Ehring also has extensive experience in research work and was trained as a structural engineer and architect at the RWTH Aachen University in Germany. He has recently been appointed to the Bedford Endowed Chair Professorship at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and has held various professor, lecturer, and design critic positions at numerous prominent academic institutions, including Cornell University, Princeton University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania and Auckland University. View his full resume here.

 

AWARDS

BüroEhring’s leadership has worked on landmark projects throughout the world, leveraging cross-disciplinary capabilities to deliver innovative, specialized solutions to complex architectural challenges for award-winning landmark projects with renowned architects and artists. Our leadership’s experience includes a varied assortment of landmark buildings and structures that have received numerous project awards and led to abundant professional recognitions in the field of structural engineering and architecture.

2016

Faculty Achievement Award, for Appointment to the Clay P. Bedford Sr. ’24 Endowed Chair Professorship, awarded by the Board of Trustees, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), 2016.

Award of Merit, Architectural Engineering Integration and Structural Systems Design, for the project China Pavilion Expo Milano 2015, awarded by Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI), 2016.

Professional Project Award, Most Innovative Project Less Than $100 Million, for the project China Pavilion Expo Milano 2015, awarded by Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI), 2016.

Wood Design Award, Beauty of Wood Innovation, for the project China Pavilion Expo Milano 2015, awarded by Woodworks, 2016. 

Gold Engineering Excellence Award, for the project China Pavilion Expo Milano 2015, awarded by American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Massachusetts, 2016.

National Recognition Award, for the project China Pavilion Expo Milano 2015, awarded by American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), 2016.  

2015

German Design Award Special Mention, for the project China Pavilion Expo Milano 2015, awarded by The German Design Council, 2015

2015 Class Expo Pavilion Heritage Award, for the project China Pavilion Expo Milano 2015 sustainability of materials, awarded by Class Editori, 2015.    

Bronze Medal, Architecture Category, for the project China Pavilion Expo Milano 2015 dynamic roof’s structure, awarded by Bureau of International Expositions (BIE), 2015.  

Special Design Award of Excellence in Urban Infrastructure, for the project World Trade Center Transportation Hub, awarded by Society of American Registered Architects (SARA), 2015. 

ENR Global and Southeast winner 'Project of the Year', for the project FPU Innovation, Science, and Technology Building, awarded by Engineering News Record, 2015.

ENR Global, National, and Southeast winner 'Best Project Specialty Contracting', for the project FPU Innovation, Science, and Technology Building, awarded by Engineering News Record, 2015.

ENR Global, National, and Southeast winner 'Best Project Education/Research', for the project FPU Innovation, Science, and Technology Building, awarded by Engineering News Record, 2015.

The International Architecture Award, for the project FPU Innovation, Science, and Technology Building, awarded by Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, 2015.  

Gold Design Award of Excellence, for the project FPU Innovation, Science, and Technology Building, awarded by Society of American Registered Architects (SARA), 2015. 

IDEAS Award, for the project FPU Innovation, Science, and Technology Building, awarded by American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), 2015. 

New York Diamond Award, for the project FPU Innovation, Science, and Technology Building, awarded by American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), 2015.

2014

Award of Merit, for the project FPU Innovation, Science, and Technology Building, awarded by the Concrete Industry Board, 2014.

National Steel Design of Excellence, for the project Piece, awarded by Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, 2014.

Steel Design of Excellence, for the project Piece, awarded by Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, 2013.

The NZ Concrete Conference:  Honored keynote speaker, New Zealand, October 2013.

Civic Trust Award commendation, Refurbishment, for the project BBC W1 Broadcasting House, 2008

IStructE Regional Award commendation, Commercial / Retails Structures, for the project BBC W1 Broadcasting House, awarded by Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE),2008

 

PUBLICATIONS & LECTURES

BüroEhring’s leadership’s professional work and continued advanced research in the fields of structural engineering, building enclosure engineering, building materials, and building science has been published throughout prominent engineering magazines, conferences, and other appearances alike. We have delivered presentations and talks detailing our professional work and research at a wide variety of academic and professional institutions throughout the world.

2016

“Form As Unknown (X)”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at The CCNY Sciame Lecture Series, New York, NY, Feb. 2016.

“The Transparent Element:  Structural Glass Design and Application”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented as AIA CE Lecture, New York, NY, Mar. 2012, Dez. 2013, June 2014, and Feb. 2016. 

“Digital Structures: Holistic Design and Fabrication”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented as AIA CE Lecture, New York, NY, July 2013 and Jan. 2016.

“China Pavilion World Expo Milano 2015”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Forum, Worcester, MA, April 2016. 

2015

“Beyond Finishes: Designing with Structural Bamboo”, Richard, M.J., P.E. Kassabian, and H. Schulze-Ehring, Structure Magazine, July 2015. 

“Bamboo Active School: Structural Design And Material Testing, Richard, M.J., P.E. Kassabian, and H. Schulze-Ehring, Structure Magazine, July 2015. 

“From the Vision of the Era to Tectonic Expression”, Archicreation / El Croquis China, Interview published in this comprehensive book focused on the design and construction of the China Pavilion. October 2015. 

“Pushing the Boundaries of Timber Design: World Expo Milano 2015 China Pavilion”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S. and F. Masetti, Structure Magazine, July 2015. 

Civil Engineering Magazine of the American Society Of Civil Engineers – Interview centering on the structural design achievements for the Milano World EXPO 2015 China Pavilion signature structure. May 2015  

“China Pavilion World Expo Milano 2015”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, December 2015.

“Digital Structures: Holistic Design and Fabrication”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Cooper Union, New York, NY, December 2015. 

“High-Rise Residential Buildings: Innovations in Design & Execution”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., R. Whitlock, presented at Create + Construct Symposium, New York, NY, September 2015 

“Advanced Enclosure Design (AED)”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) AED Group Seminar, New York, NY, May. 2015 

“The Dieste Principle: Structure, Architecture, Art”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, January 2015. 

2014

“High-Rise Residential Buildings: Innovations in Design & Execution”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented as Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) Seminar Series, New York, NY, June. 2014.

“Digital Structures: Holistic Design and Fabrication”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) Campus Seminar, New York, NY, May 2014 

“China Pavilion World Expo Milano 2015”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH), Boston, MA, May 2014. 

“Form Follows Function: Structure and Architectural Concepts”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Cornell University, New York, NY, Feb. 2014.

2013

“Re-Defining Concrete – International Landmark Projects”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., Conference Paper, NZ Concrete Industry Conference 2013, Queenstown, New Zealand, October 2013. 

The Press CO NZ – Holger Schulze Ehring recognized for “big ideas” with regard to the “role of architecture and engineering [for the Christchurch] rebuild potential”. October 2013.

CTV News – Interview on the Canterbury TV outlining architectural / engineering proposals for the Christchurch rebuild efforts. October 2013. 

The Concrete Conference – Holger Schulze Ehring is lauded as an “excellent keynote speaker” and featured for his role in the design of internationally recognized landmark concrete structures. October 2013.

“Principles of Form and Function”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Auckland University, Auckland, New Zealand, Oct. 2013, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, Oct. 2013, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oct. 2013.

“Re-Defining Concrete: Concrete in Form and Structure”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., keynote speaker at the NZ Concrete Industry Conference 2013, Queenstown, New Zealand, October 2013.

“The Transparent Element:  Structural Glass Design and Application”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at dpc Sustainable Green Trends Workshop, New York, NY, Sep. 2013. 

“Tall and Supertall Buildings”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented as AIA CE Lecture, New York, NY, July 2012, Mar. 2013, and July 2013.

“Form Follows Function: Structure and Architectural Concepts”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at The Cooper Union Evening Lecture Series, New York, NY, April 2013.

“Structure and Architectural Concepts”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), Advanced Architectural Design, New York, NY, Mar. 2013. 

“The Transparent Element:  Structural Glass Design and Application”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York Chapter at The Center for Architecture, New York, NY, Jan. 2013

“Modern Footbridge Design”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Princeton University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton, NJ, Jan. 2013. 

2012

“The Transparent Element:  Structural Glass Design and Application”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) Seminar Series, New York, NY, Nov. 2012. 

“The Function of Form:  Expressive and Efficient Design”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Stucheli Architects seminar series, Zurich, Switzerland, Nov. 2012. 

“The Transparent Element:  Structural Glass Design and Application”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), Newark, NJ, Nov. 2012.

“The Function of Form:  Expressive and Efficient Design”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented as AIA CE Lecture, New York, NY, June 2012.

“Specialty Projects”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Global Design Alliance Seminar, Toronto, Canada, June 2012. 

“Long Span Structures – Modern Lightweight Bridge Design”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) Seminar Series, New York, NY, Apr. 2012.

“Forming Structure”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Princeton University, Form Finding Lab, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton, NJ, Apr. 2012. 

“Trends in Bridge Engineering – Modern Lightweight Steel Bridges”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at General Contractor Association Seminar, Manhattan College, New York, NY, Feb. 2012. 

“Modern Lightweight Steel Bridges – Integrated Design”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Dragados USA, New York, NY, Feb. 2012. 

2003-2010

“Space and Structure”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Building Science and Technology, New York, NY, Dec. 2010. 

“Development of a Design Concept for Lateral Torsional Buckling of Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic Profile Sections”, Schulze-Ehring, H.S., presented at Institute of Steel Constructions, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, July 2003.