We have been writing engineering history for over 80 years.

Since the company was founded in 1936 by Hamburg engineer Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Siebert, WTM Engineers has expanded continuously and can today look back on numerous milestone projects in engineering, building construction, infrastructure, hydraulic construction and industrial construction.

Rethespeicher grain warehouse in Hamburg’s port: first large silo project, 1938.

Grindelhochhäuser: first high-rise apartment building project in Hamburg after the Second World War, 1946.

Flood protection for Hamburg after the North Sea flood of 1962.

HEW Building (now Vattenfall Building) in the City Nord district of Hamburg by Arne Jacobsen, 1969.

City Tunnel Hamburg: new underground suburban train connection, 1975.

Sports stadiums in Mecca, Saudi Arabia: first large project outside Germany, 1983.

Particle accelerator HERA at DESY Hamburg: use of the first tunnel boring machine by Herrenknecht, 1988.

Sheraton Hotel Ankara: earthquake-safe, at the time the tallest building in Turkey, 1991.

Silo buildings: numerous buildings worldwide, here grain silo in Maputo, Mozambique, 1991.

Chernobyl: design for a protective structure to cover the damaged reactor, 1997.

HafenCity Hamburg: engineering planning for the master plan, 1999.

The Bundesrat Berlin: conversion of the listed Prussian House of Lords (Herrenhaus des preußischen Landtags), 2000.

Jakob-Kaiser-Haus Berlin: new parliamentary quarters and conversion of the Reichstag Presidential Palace, 2002.

Dubai Pearl: high-rise project with over 400 m tall towers and connecting top level, 2008.

Noise protection hangars, here: engine testing facility Geneva, 2015.

European XFEL: linear particle accelerator for research into x-ray radiation, 2017.

3rd party check (as certified check engineer) of North German television towers, here: Hamburg, 1968.

3rd party check (as certified check engineer) of numerous locks, here: Zeltingen, 2009.

3rd party check (as certified check engineer) of the Elbe Tunnel Hamburg, 1974 and 2002.

From the outset, influential figures have managed WTM Engineers and have proved highly impressive in the way they have shaped the public image of our firm:

Dr.-Ing. Karl Morgen (1988–2018)

Dr.-Ing. Günter Timm (1971–2005)

Dr.-Ing. Rolf Windels (1956–2001)

Dr.-Ing. Karl Peters (1938–1981)

Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Siebert (1936–1956)