• Our mission: sustainable ambitious architecture

    We are expert planning partners for quality real estate and construction projects, all across Germany.

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  • Integrated Design made in Germany

    Our interdisciplinary planning teams of architects, engineers, technical experts and real estate economists collaborate and cooperate on every project to find optimum solutions.

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  • Planning security

    We draw up alternatives with cost-benefit analyses and an evaluation matrix for every project. A project handbook compiles the most important documents in accordance with our high planning standards.

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  • Award-winning architecture

    For exemplary architecture SSP has been international awarded several times i.a. with a Special Mention at the Deutscher Architektur Preis 2015 and an Award at the German Design Award 2016. For innovative working methods SSP received in 2016 the Award “TOP 100 Innovator of the German middle class” and in 2009 the award “Excellent Knowledge Organisation”.

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SSP AG is one of the leading Integrated Design Studios in Germany.

  • 40 years of experience

    We have been supplying interdisciplinary architecture and building technology planning services since our firm was founded in 1977.

  • 1.400+ projects

    One of our most important resources is the experience our staff has gained from the many projects we have completed.

  • 100 employees

    We believe in steady rather than rapid growth. Many of our highly qualified employees have been with the company for over 10 years.

  • Architects

    We shape your ideas for the future ambitiously, yet realistically. Our concepts are always oriented towards the building’s future usage.

  • Engineers

    We prioritise technical building equipment, building physics and fire protection, right from the outset.

  • Integrated Design

    We believe integrated planning means synchronistic, cooperative project development by our interdisciplinary team.

  • Planning security

    Our teams of architects, engineers and technical experts keep a watchful eye on all aspects of your project.

  • Certainty in decision making

    We offer you sound information so you can make the right decisions for your project.

  • A secure investment

    We develop forward-looking building concepts that incorporate elements such as transformability, energy efficiency and attractiveness and implement them on time and on budget.

Awards an prizes (selection):

iF Design Award 2017, SSP Architekten Ingenieure
Vorbildliche Arbeitsorte in der Stadt 2016, SSP Architekten Ingenieure
TOP 100 Gewinner Innovatives Unternehmen SSP Architekten Bochum
SPARK Design Architecture Award, SSP Architekten Logo, Bochum, Germany
German Design Award, SSP Architekten Bochum
Deutscher Architekturpreis, SSP Architektur Bochum
AIT Award 2014, SSP Architekt Bochum
Archdaily Selected Works, SSP Architektur Bochum
AIT Award 2014, SSP Architekt Bochum
DKM-Award für nachhaltiges Bauen, SSP Architektur Bochum
Sanierungspreis 2015, SSP Architektur Bochum
AIT Award 2014, SSP Architekt Bochum
Tag der Architektur, SSP Architektur, Bochum
Architizer Logo, SSP Architects Bochum, Germany
German Architects Logo, SSP Architects Bochum, Germany
World Architects Logo, SSP Architects Bochum, Germany

Corporate history and origin
Integrated Design since 1977

SSP AG (formerly known as SchürmannSpannel Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH) looks back at 40 years of success. Today SSP AG  is one of the leading Integrated Design studios in Germany . The headquarters is based in Bochum (Germany) with more offices located in Berlin (Germany), Karlsruhe (Germany) and Frankfurt a.M. (Germany).

SSP AG  currently employs approximately 100 specialists from different disciplines.

In national and international competitions SSP AG  has won more than 40 prices and a number of awards for its exemplary architecture and innovative working methods. So far more than 1,400 projects of varying building types and sizes were successfully completed.

The company was founded in 1977 as SchürmannSpannel Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH by the engineers Friedrich Schürmann und Helmut Spannel in Bochum (Germany). In 2002, to simplify a generational change, the company´s legal status was changed into the stock corporation SSP AG. SSP is the short form for SchürmannSpannel, honouring the founders.

The leaderboard of SSP AG is headed by the architects Matthias Kraemer (managing director) and Thomas Schmidt (chairman).

Organisation:

Supervisory board

The SSP AG supervisory board consists of three people. Its chair is Dr Hans-Gert Bovelett, a lawyer and senior partner at the Dusseldorf law firm of Orth Kluth. He is an expert on real estate and construction law, which is his remit on the board.

Dr Bovelett is supported by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Helmut F.O. Müller, an architect who for many years held the chair for climate-adapted architecture, the only one of its kind in Germany, in the architecture faculty at Dortmund University, and Jens Trompeter, chair of the IT consultancy company Conciso GmbH.

People f.l.: Dr Hans-Gert Bovelett, Jens Trompeter with Prof. Dr-Ing. Helmut F.O. Müller

Executive board

Dipl.-Ing. architect Matthias Kraemer has been head of the company since 1999 and was director of Schürmann-Spannel Planungsgesellschaft mbH until 2002. After the company went public in 2002, he became company director and has been managing director of SchürmannSpannel AG since 2013.

Dipl.-Ing. architect Thomas Schmidt has been an authorised statutory representative of the company (Prokurist) and head of Integrated Planning at SSP AG since 2000 and joined the executive board in 2013. He has been lecturing on architecture at Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts since 1996.

People f.l.: Dipl.-Ing. Architekt Thomas Schmidt with Dipl.-Ing. Architekt Matthias Kraemer

Partners

Architects Matthias Kraemer, Thomas Schmidt, Matthias Solbach, Marius Scheffer and mechanical engineer Heiner Blum all became partners after many years of working for the company.

Our executive board and team leaders provide responsible, forward-looking leadership with a spirit of innovation.

People f.l.: Dipl.-Ing. Architekt Matthias Solbach, Dipl.-Ing. Architekt Marius Scheffer, Dipl.-Ing. Architekt Thomas Schmidt, Dipl.-Ing. Architekt Matthias Kraemer, und Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Versorgungstechnik Heiner Blum

Careers:

Passion for architecture? Start your career with SSP AG

In achieving our quality and growth goals, we attach great importance to personnel management in areas such as responsible action, motivation, employee development and personal prospects. Our integrated approach to our planning services entails a creative aspect as well as a strong focus on a systematic approach, structured work, methodical progress and team-oriented action.

Our office’s communications architecture provides an open and creative environment for project development, a place where interdisciplinary collaboration based on mutual respect and recognition is carried out in a collaborative and friendly atmosphere.

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