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Thomas J. Reidenbach, Registered Architect

Vice President of Architecture

tom@wgpitts.com

Thomas J. "Tom" Tom Reidenbach, leads the WG Pitts architecture group. Tom has a proven history of turning raw imagination into concrete reality.  His career as an award-winning architect and designer of entertainment venues spans three decades.  He started at the Disney Studios in the early sixties, and continued with Disney’s WED Design Group through 1975 following the opening of Walt Disney World and expansions that included the Walt Disney Story, Pirates of the Caribbean and Space Mountain.   Later, for Universal Studios Florida, he was on the design team for the Earthquake and ET attractions.  His design group was also selected as the architects, show designers, and construction supervisors for the Jaws attraction from concept through completion.

Tom was a key figure in the development and design of the King Kong attraction for the Universal Studios theme parks in California and Florida.  His architectural and design clients include Silver Dollar City, Branson; Rosie O’Grady’s Good Time Emporium, Orlando; the Michael Jackson Victory Tour; among others.  Reidenbach’s design firm has also been involved in numerous attractions and resort projects throughout the world, including Japan, China, Russia, Malaysia, Taiwan and Singapore.

Notable Projects:

  • Sail Island - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Blue Ocean Development - Beijing, China
  • Carifest - St. Thomas USVI

Walt Disney World - Orlando:

  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Tom Sawyer's Island
  • The Haunted Mansion

Universal Studios - LA/Orlando:

  • King Kong
  • Men in Black
  • Jaws
  • E.T.

    Education:

    • AUBURN UNIVERSITY, School of Industrial Design
    • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Schools of Architecture and Cinema
    • ART CENTER SCHOOL, Illustration
    • Guest Lecturer, Environmental Design