Herbert Dreiseitl

Herbert Dreiseitl is an internationally highly respected expert in creating Liveable Cities around the world with a special hallmark on the inspiring and innovative use of water to solve urban environmental challenges, connecting technology with aesthetics, encouraging people to take care and ownership of places. He has realized groundbreaking contemporary projects in the fields of urban design, urban hydrology, water art, stormwater management, planning and landscape architecture like Berlin Potsdamer Platz with Renzo Piano, Tanner Springs Park Portland OG USA, Bishan – Ang Mo Kio Park in Singapore. He lectures worldwide and has authored many publications including three editions of Waterscapes. As the Director of the “Liveable Cities Lab” the new thinktank at the Rambøll Group International (LCL) and as founder of Atelier Dreiseitl, he integrates the organization’s strategic design and planning efforts by demonstrating a portfolio of site-responsive interventions of urban planning, hydrology and environmental engineering. He is a Harvard Graduate School of Design Loeb Fellow and visiting Professor at NUS Singapore. To better respond to demands from cities in Summer 2017, Herbert opened a new office in Boston.