is Director and Global Leader Building Envelope Design at Arup. As an architect and engineer he has built up the building envelope design and numerous specialist disciplines, including building physics, fire protection, materials, lighting design and acoustics in our German office. His focus is on a multidisciplinary design of sustainable and energy-efficient building envelopes. In recognition of his achievements, he was appointed Arup Fellow in 2014. Rudi Scheuermann studied architecture at the University of Karlsruhe and later completed a research study in Bath, England, with a master’s degree in architecture in membrane constructions. He has worked for architectural and engineering practices in Germany, the Netherlands, Great Britain and the USA.