The new 20,000-square-foot center features a recreation room, five stalls, the outdoor habitat features a watering hole, feeding and enrichment walls, shade structures, and a demonstration pavilion. It is estimated that approximately 7,360 bolt holes were pre-drilled through the 1/4″ containment walls and 3/16″ containment angles to be able to hang all the 2×6's in the hoofstock building.

LOCATION

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

SIZE

20,000 square feet

SELF-PERFORM

Concrete, Carpentry 

ARCHITECT

HGA Architects

DELIVERY METHOD

General Contractor

MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOO
ADVENTURE AFRICA ELEPHANT EXHIBIT
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“With the assignment of the team that we had, they, from the beginning, had been just so involved, so efficient, and really interested in making sure this was going to be a real treasure for the whole community."

— Chuck Wikenhauser, Zoo Director, Milwaukee County Zoo

 AWARDS
  • Top Projects, The Daily Reporter, 2019