Our History

  • 1980 Founding of GuD Grundbau und Dynamik office by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kurt-M. Borchert, Dipl.-Ing. Hans L. Hebener and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Richter.   
  • 1990 Joining of Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stavros A. Savidis, holder of the chair for foundation engineering and soil mechanics and head of the German Society for Soil Mechanics (Degebo) at the Technical University Berlin
  • 1990 Founding of the Leipzig office of Gud Geotechnik Umwelt Dynamic GmbH, later named GuD Geotechnik und Umweltgeologie GmbH
  • Dynamic growth of the office from six employees in 1990 to about 40 employees in 1995 due to the involvement in major building projects after the German reunification, for example the traffic system in central Berlin areas (VZB), the SONY Center at Potsdamer Platz, the American Business Center at Friedrichstrasse and the A+T project at Potsdamer Platz.   
  • 1994 Founding of the GuD Ingenieurbüro für Spezialtiefbau GmbH with Dipl.-Ing. Nikolaus Schneider joining as partner to bundle performances for specialized monitoring and quality management in the field of special foundation  engineering.
  • 1999 Joining of Dipl.-Ing. Almuth Große as partner and manager of GuD Geotechnik und Umweltgeologie GmbH in Leipzig.
  • 2000 Founding of the GuD Planungsgesellschaft für Ingenieurbau GmbH with Dipl.-Ing. Oskar Pekoll as partner .   
  • 2003 Opening of the Athens branch.
  • 2004 Joining of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Lutz, Dr. rer. nat. Götz Hirschberg, Dr.-Ing. Jens Mittag as well as Dipl.-Ing. Nikolaus Schneider  as partners and managers .
  • 2006 Opening of the Hamburg branch.   
  • 2008 Joining of Dr.-Ing. Fabian Kirsch as partner and manager.
  • 2008 Founding GuD Consult GmbH as holding.
  • 2008 Founding of the Hanseatic Power Cert GmbH in Hamburg for the project certification of offshore wind energy projects.
  • 2011 Separation from the field of structural engineering due to the resignation of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Borchert, Dipl.-Ing. Hebener, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Richter, and Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Savidis from the GuD Planungsgesellschaft für Ingenieurbau mbH and resignation of Oskar Pekoll as associate and manager of GuD Geotechnik und Dynamik Consult GmbH.
  • 2011 Merger of the office of GuD Ingenieurbüro für Spezialtiefbau GmbH with GuD Geotechnik und Dynamik Consult GmbH in order to bundle the areas of business.
  • 2011 Founding of the GuD Consult India Private Limited based in New Delhi.
  • 2012 Appointment of Dipl.-Ing. Kerstin Deterding and Dipl.-Ing. Josef-A. Patron as authorized signatories.
  • 2012 Resingation of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz as partner and manager, who takes over the chair of geotechnical  engineering at  the Beuth Hochschule, Berlin.
  • 2013 Opening of the Cologne branch.
  • 2014 Appointment of Dr.-Ing. Silke Appel and Dipl.-Ing. Hilmar Leonhardt as authorized signatories.
  • 2015 Resignation of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Borchert, Dipl.-Ing. Hebener, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Richter and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Savidis from the management board whilst remaining in the company as senior partners.
  • 2016 Joining the BBI Geo- und Umwelttechnik Ingenieur-Gesellschaft mbH, Hamburg as partners, with the managers  Dr.-Ing. Franjo Böckmann, Dr.-Ing. habil. Sascha Henke, Dr. rer. nat. Götz Hirschberg, Dr.-Ing. Fabian Kirsch, Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Olaf Stahlhut and the senior-partner Dipl.-Ing. Peter Bahnsen.

1992 - 1997
Business Center at the Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin

CHECKPOINT CHARLIE, BERLIN

1991 - 2001
The State Library in Berlin at "Unter den Linden"

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin "Unter den Linden"

2010 - 2013
Combined Cycle Power Plant Unosugen - Indien

Sony-Center Potsdamer Platz - Berlin

2012 - 2014
BAB A7, Lahntalbrücke, Hessen
© Nürnberg Luftbild, Hajo Dietz