Dipl.-Ing. Architect, Senior Director
Acting as a director at ingenhoven architects, Michael Rathgeb is primarily responsible for large-scale, complex projects. After studying architecture at the University of Innsbruck and having gained a wealth of professional experience in projects of various magnitude, he joined ingenhoven architects as a project director in 2007. Since 2012, he has held the position of director and has been responsible for the main railway station project in Stuttgart.
In addition to specializing in large-scale infrastructure projects (regional and long distance public transport for passengers), Michael Rathgeb has extensive experience in the field of building offices and administration buildings. In view of the main railway station project in Stuttgart, his field of activity is currently focused in Germany. Prior to this, Michael Rathgeb worked on other large-scale projects for our office, for example, the HDI HQ in Hannover and many other international projects, including the University College Dublin, Google HQ in Palo Alto, and Marina One in Singapore.
He currently heads the 20-man team on the main railway station project for Stuttgart. The project, which covers an area of 185,000 square meters, was awarded, among others, the Global Holcim Award Gold for Sustainable Construction in 2006, and, in 2007, this was followed by the International Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture. Currently, the focus is on the new railway concourse project and the renovation of the historic Bonatz building; moreover, other projects include the construction of a supply and waste disposal building, the relocation of the SSB (Stuttgart Tram Service) tram stop at the Staatsgalerie as well as the outdoor facilities.