Dr. Wolfgang Kessling joined Transsolar Energietechnik GmbH, Germany in 2000 and is Principal since 2006.
He is working as Climate Engineer and an expert for integral planning with a special focus on low energy – high comfort concepts for buildings in hot and humid climates.
Wolfgang Kessling is involved in high profile sustainable projects throughout Europe, Middle East and Asia. He has been project manager e.g. for the Experimental Cloud in Frankfurt, the SAP Call Center in Galway, Ireland, the Gehry building for Novartis in Basel, Switzerland and the Edutainment Center Klimahaus 8° Ost in Bremen. In Asia he was involved e.g. in the innovative energy concept of the New Bangkok International Airport, the first Zero Energy Office in Malaysia and the climate and energy concept of cooled conservatories in Singapore.
Wolfgang Kessling is frequently lecturing at international conferences on sustainable design and integral planning. He is a founding member and lecturer for postgraduate Masters in Climate Engineering at the Donau University in Krems, Austria.
Wolfgang Kessling studied and graduated as Diplom Physiker at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, specialized in active solar systems. He obtained his Doctor degree in Physics at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Freiburg developing a new liquid desiccant system for solar air conditioning.
Representative Project Experience at Transsolar
LUMA Foundation, Arles, France, since 2011 Energy and comfort concept for museum with exhibition halls and hotel towers Client: Luma Foundation, Maja Hoffman, France Architect: Gehry Partners, Los Angeles
Cloud Scapes, 12th Architectural Biennale Venice, Italy, 2010 “Making of the Cloud” Architect:Tetsuo Kondo, Tokyo, Japan and Cloudscap.es award for sustainable design ideas Client: La Biennale di Venezia 2010
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Qatar, 2010 Sustainable cooling and outdoor comfort concept for the BID Book of Qatar Client: Qatar 2022 Bid Committee, Qatar Architect: Albert Speer and Partner, Frankfurt
MASDAR Central Plaza, Abu Dhabi, 2009 Sustainability and outdoor comfort concept for central plaza, Hotel and convention center Architect: LAVA, Stuttgart and Sydney
Klimahaus 8° Ost, Bremerhaven, 2003 – 2009 Energy and comfort concept for museum Client: Bremerhavener Entwicklungsgesellschaft Alter/Neuer Hafen
Gehry Building, Basel, 2004 – 2009 Energy and comfort concept for human resource headquarter Client: Novartis, Switzerland Architect: Gehry Partners, Los Angeles