Expert planning for the reclamation and redesign of a 547 m long and 74 m high steel promoting bridge (1) of the abandoned coal mining area in Klettwitz, Brandenburg in the abandoned coal mining area", as an Expo-Application-Project in cooperation with the landscaping architects Löwe and the Federal Office Kleine Elster, Brandenburg, Germany
Expert and feasibility study for the "Building evaluation and reactivation of the abandoned cement factory infrastructure of the Country Federal Garden Show Weil / Rhine" Client: City of Weil of Rhine, Germany
Design exhibition project "Transformation of the dry dock infrastructure of Antwerp, Belgium" in Cooperation with Prof. Dr. Groß, Weimar, promoter and project sponsors: Henry Van De Velde Instituut Antwerp, City of Antwerp, Havenbedrijf Antwerp and others
International Workshop "Critical appropriation of architecture in the former East Germany (DDR) by the example of the Karl-Marx-Alee Berlin" for a sustainable urban redevelopment multistory housing and working project concept of the former Stalin Alee, Organizer & Promoter: Hessian and Berlin Architect Organization with the Federal German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt; Germany, participants: Harrisson Studio San Diego, USA, Karavan, Paris etc.
Concept planning and realization of landscape and pavilion sculptures for the temporary Federal Country Garden Show and for the public health park in Bottrop 1999, International Building Exhibition Emscher Park (IBA) project
International Design Competition Contribution “Re-Development Berlin Alexanderplatz”, in cooperation with P. Drecker, Office for Landscape Architecture and Environmental Development, Bottrop-Hanover-Berlin, Greenbox H. Schäfer, Bochum, Germany
Exhibition: TERRITORIES: Contemporary European Landscape Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, project contribution with Peter Drecker and Jochen Dittus, funded by the Government of France, Étant donnés: the French-American Fund for Contemporary Art and the Government of Switzerland, Swiss House and Presence Suisse.
International Expert Design Competition New Park visions and scenarios for development concepts for investors of new sustainable industrial and business parks in the Emscher-Lippe-Region, Germany; with Landscape Architect Peter Drecker, other participants: PricewaterCoopers Bruessel, ARCADIS Tritschler, ISA Consult GmbH, Trimp & van Tartwijk, Utrecht, LEG Dortmund
Design and Realization project for a redevelopment concept of new pedestrian paths and steel bridges in the new civil park Herten of the transformed coal mining area, developer and client: Landesentwickungs-Gesellschaft North Rhine, Westphalia, Germany in Cooperation with studio for Landscape Architecture and Environmental Development P. Drecker, Bottrop-Hannover, Germany
2nd prize in the National Expert Design Competition for a planning and designing concept for a redevelopment of the abandoned industrial coal mining area of Espenhain-South Leipzig for sustainable commercial and residential buildings, in cooperation with the Office for Landscaping P. Drecker, Berlin-Halle-Hannover-Bottrop, (Customer Montan Property Development Society / Berlin, Germany)
2nd prize in the National Expert Design Competition for a planning and redesigning concept for a redevelopment of the abandoned industrial coal mining area in Wattenscheid-Germany for sustainable mix-used residential buildings, in cooperation with the Office for Landscaping P. Drecker, Berlin-Halle-Hannover-Bottrop, Client: Montan Property Development Society, Berlin
Design, concept planning and realization of the "Sculptural Environment" in Eurotec Moers: reclamation, recycling and transformation of blasted steel parts of a coal mining tower to thirtyeight 8 to 12 m high steel sculptures and a new landscape infrastructure to connect the neighborhoods and the new working environments, project sponsor: City of Moers, PRO Ruhr District, Eurotec Moers and the Ruhr Coal AG
Studio Thomas Spiegelhalter + Associates
Expert and feasibility study for the "Environmental site evaluation and reactivation of abandoned industrial areas for the new urban development in the Ruhr Valley (2)" in collaboration with the studio for Landscape Architecture and Environmental Development P. Drecker, Bottrop-Hannover, and Prof. Wolf, Berlin, Germany, Client: EWA (Entwicklungsagentur Oestliches Ruhrgebiet
Urban and Landscape Design Realization Competition BGS Karlsruhe
Expert and feasibility study for the "Environmental site evaluation and reactivation of abandoned industrial areas for the new urban development in the Ruhr Valley (1)" in collaboration with the studio for Landscape Architecture and Environmental Development P. Drecker, Bottrop-Hannover, and Prof. Wolf, Berlin, Germany, Client: EWA (Entwicklungsagentur Oestliches Ruhrgebiet)
Expert proposal for a new design of the entrance area of the Zoo in Hannover for the zoo festival in cooperation with the office for landscaping P. Drecker, Hannover, Germany
Carbon-Neutral Design Projects L.L.C
CRA Sustainability Planning and Design Consultation Services for the CRA/LA. (Community Redevelopment Agency City of Los Angeles), Three year projects PI’s and Principal Architects: Michael Lehrer, Mark Gangi, Thomas Spiegelhalter, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Status: In progress
Sustainable Infrastructure Assessment, and Near-Term Action Master-Plan Development for the Island of Catalina, Southern California. Developing a Vision Master Plan 2020 for Catalina Island’s infrastructure to be self-sufficient by 2020:
No imports of fossil fuel and no exports of waste. Clients: Sustainability Action Group Catalina Island, Members: The Catalina Island Sustainability Action Group, Catalina Island Conservancy, Santa Catalina Island Company, City of Avalon, Catalina Chamber of Commerce, LA County, Southern California Edison, USC. PI Infrastructure: Dr. Mark Bernstein, PI Avalon Buildings: Thomas Spiegelhalter. USA. Status: In progress
Urban & Landscape Design
Concept planning and realization project "Health Pyramid", of a monumental wood and recycelt steel construction in the public Health Park in Bottrop, Germany IPA International Building Exhibition Emscher Park, City Bottrop
Planning and Realization project "International Building Exhibition Emscher Park (IBA) Competition Germany", Redevelopment Project of the abandoned coal mining area in Bottrop to a public recreation park of the German Federal Garden Show (15.000 qm), "Health Park Bottrop" in collaboration with the studio for Landscape Architecture and Environmental Development P. Drecker, Berlin-Halle-Hannover-Bottrop and J. Dittus and Wolfert, Germany
Planning and Realization, project transformation of an experimental gravel pit and cement factory and landscape conversion Weil am Rhein for leisure activities and art exhibitions for the German Country Garden Show Weil am Rhein 1999 (completion), in cooperation with TÜV Southwest, promoted by the Federal Organization of the German Gravel and Sand Industry, German organization of transport concrete, Southwest-Cement Stuttgart, Country district of Baden Württemberg and the town organization of Weil a. Rh
District 11 Strategic Development Plan, Miami. FIU-By-Design: 1. Economic Analysis and Development Recommendations; 2. General Assessment of Physical Conditions; 3. Development Guidelines. Team Management: Winifred Newman, FIU Metropolitan Center, Ned Murray; Sarah Kellerman; Kevin Greiner, Consultant; Architecture, Urban Design, Green Space Planning: Jason Chandler, Thomas Spiegelhalter, Roberto Rovira, Xia Jin. Client: District 11 Commissioner Juan C. Zapata and the Board of County Commissioners, Miami, Florida.
International Building Exhibition Competition (IBA) Contribution Fürst-Pückler-Land “Landmark Lausitzer Seenland” Outview-tower facility, in collaboration with Peter Drecker, Office for Landscape Architecture and Environmental Development, Bottrop-Hanover, and Mark Mueckenheim, Duesseldorf, Germany
Innovation City Ruhr Modell City Bottrop, Germany. 2020 Master Plan Development with Climate- Responsive Innovation Guidelines and CO2e emission reduction of 50 % by 2020. Water and Energy Retrofitting strategies and policies with new innovative renewable energy resource infrastructure development projects between 2014 and 2020. Planning Group: Architecture and Town Planning: PI: Speer + Partner, Frankfurt, Germany; Landscape Architecture and Open Space Design: PI: Peter Drecker, Bottrop-Berlin-Hanover, Germany with Consultant Thomas Spiegelhalter, Miami Beach, USA; Gertec, Essen, and Conlab Engineering Office, Düsseldorf, Germany. Overall Project Director (President): Burkhard Drescher, Innovation City Management GmbH.
Zero-Fossil-Energy-Settlement, Environmental Impact Assessment, Master Planning. Phase 1: Environmental impact assessment of the brown field area in Oberhausen-Dinslaken, Phase 2: Climate responsive, and resource balanced master planning with sustainability indicators for a 380 hectares low-carbon, zero-fossil-energy-settlement proposal (Nullenergiesiedlung). Project size: 380 ha, with Peter Drecker (Office for Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, Bottrop), Co-PI: Thomas Spiegelhalter, Status: Phase 2 pending
Planning and Realization project (1st Prize) "International Building Exhibition Emscher Park (IBA) Competition Germany", master planning, redevelopment Project of the abandoned Steel and Coal Mining area "Zeche Osterfeld Oberhausen" to a mixed use public recreation park of the German Federal Garden Show (25.000 qm), Schwarzes Tor Oberhausen (23 m high)", transformed observation tower sculpture with six steel bridges and a coke battery (274 m long) in cooperation with the studio for Landscape Architecture and Environmental Development P. Drecker, Berlin-Halle-Hannover-Bottrop and J. Dittus, Germany
Expert redevelopment and concept workshop in the residential district of Leipzig-Gruenau, Germany, redesigning of disposable eight by ten storeys tower dwelling blocks, Project Sponsor: Federal Ministry of Environmental Planning Bonn, Building and Construction Industry and Urban Development Bonn represented by the City of Leipzig, Germany