Hyphen Around the World: meet Martin Strübing, Berlin

At Hyphen, we have professionals on the ground across Europe and Latin America and this means that we can be wherever you need us to be.

In this series, we’ll be catching up with various members of our team to find out more about their international experience. We’ll also be asking them for some tips – whether it’s about permitting advice, or a must-try local delicacy!

#HyphenAroundTheWorld – Part 1

We interviewed Martin Strübing, an architect at Hyphen. Typically based in our Berlin office, he is highly skilled in BIM and has helped us to deliver projects across many different locations.


1. What is a typical day like in your role?

Researching statutory requirements for our clients and working on plans.


2. What’s the most interesting place that you’ve ever visited for work?



3. Top local permitting tip?

Apply for permits as early as possible (especially in Germany) because there can be long processing times.


4. Best tool for staying in touch with your team?

Microsoft Teams.


5. Favourite local delicacy?

In Berlin, it would have to be either a burger or a döner kebab.


6. What do you consider a must have carry-on essential?

My tablet computer.


7. If you could deliver a project anywhere in the world, where would it be?

Los Angeles, New York or Tokyo.