ZOOM Rides – Gelsenkirchen Zoo

Hüttinger GmbH


Ruhrzoo Gelsenkirchen

Commissioned by

Hüttinger GmbH

Time frame

July - August 2002


Development of themes and rides/attractions for the revamp of what used to be Ruhrzoo as the ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen experience. Four new “worlds” emerge from the historically grown structure of Gelsenkirchen zoo, additionally enhanced by up-to-date ride technology such as a people mover and 4D cinema.


Feasibility assessment, idea concepts, outline engineering design for media, show/ride technologies, cost estimates.