Curriculum Vitae

Name: DREISEITL Herbert
Present Appointment: Visiting Associate Professor
Contact Information: 
Department of Architecture
School of Design and Environment
National University of Singapore
4 Architecture Drive, Singapore 117566
Research Areas:
Design Theory, Design Esthetics and the Design Process in Landscape Architecture and Urban Infrastructure
Water Sensitive Urban Design, Water Management in Urban Areas
Human Interaction with Infrastructures in Urban Landscapes
Teaching Areas:
Design Processes in Landscape Architecture and Urban Design
Environment resilient adapted Systems
Water in Art, Technology and Architecture
Academic/Professional Qualifications:
Loeb-Fellowshiop (GSD Harvard University, 2010/11)
Awards/Honours (Post-PhD):
President's Design Award Singapore 2012 for Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park
World Landscape of the Year 2012 for Kallang River Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park, Singapore, 2012
DGNB Gold Certificate, 2011 for Hafen Offenbach, Germany
DGNB Gold Certificate, 2011 for Stuttgart Mailänder Platz, Germany
DGNB Silver Certificate, 2011 for Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Germany
Urban Edge Awards 2011, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
BCA Greenmark "Platinum" Award for New Parks 2011, JTC CleanTech Park, Singapore
AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects 2008, Queens Botanical Garden, NY, USA
AIA New York Honor Award for Sustainable Design 2008 Queens Botanical Garden, NY, USA
US EPA Environmental Quality Award 2008, Queens Botanical Garden, NY, NY, USA
1st Prize Competition 2007, Seattle Civic Square, USA
ASLA Merit Award 2005, 3rd Place Competition Canal Park, Washington DC, USA
ASLA Merit Award 2006, Tanner Springs Park, Oregon Chapter, Portland, OR, USA
New York City Green Building Design Award, 2004, NY, USA
ASLA Award 2004, Masterplan Queens Botanical Garden, NY, USA
LEED Platinum Certificate 2003, Queens Botanical Garden, NY, USA
German Real Estate Award, 2003, Arkadien Asperg, Stuttgart, Germany
Design Review Commission Award 2003, Tanner Springs Park, Portland, OR, USA
ASLA Merit Award 2002, Chicago City Hall Green Roof Chicago, USA
1st Prize Design Competition "Middle Street", Gevelsberg, Germany
Design Award 2001, City of Gummersbach, Germany
Earth Society Foundation "Environmental Award" 2001, SolarCity, Austria
German Environment Award, 1991, Berlin, Germany
United Nations Best Practice Award, 1989, for SolarCity, Austria
European Environment Award, 1989 1st Prize Rainwater-fractioning, IKEA Stiftung und Wasserwerke Hamburg, Germany
Career History:
Architectural designer Crete Island, Greece, 1974
Civil Service, Heilstaette Sieben Zwerge, Salem, Germany
Project Manager, Heilstaette Sieben Zwerge Salem, Germany, 1974 -1976
Assistant to John Wilkes, Virbella Flowform Insitute, Forest Row, East Sussex, UK, 1978 –1980
Establishment of Atelier Dreiseitl, Ueberlingen, Germany, 1980
Establishment of Atelier Dreiseitl Waterscapes, Portland, USA Work Philosophy, 2002
Establishment of Atelier Dreiseitl Asia, Ltd Singapore, Singapore, 2007
Establishment of Atelier Dreiseitl GmbH, Partnership, Ueberlingen, Germany, 2008
Establishment of Atelier Dreiseitl China, Beijing, China, 2009
Loeb-Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, 2010/11
Visiting Associated Professor at National University of Singapore, 2012-present
Administrative Leadership:
Professional/Consulting Activities:
Founder and Head of Atelier Dreiseitl, 1980-present
Project Management, Consulting and Lecturer, 1980-present
Projects see
Major Publications (Maximum of 3):
Dreiseitl, H. and D. Grau (2008). Recent Waterscapes: planning, building and designing with water. Basel, Boston, Birkhaeuser.
Dreiseitl, H. and D. Grau (2005). New Waterscapes: planning, building and designing with water. Basel, Boston, Birkhaeuser.
Neue Wege für das Regenwasser 1995 (New Ways with Rainwater), München, Wien Oldenbourg Verlag, Wolfgang Geiger, Herbert Dreiseitl
Updated: 15 January 2013