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.
20,000 square feet
MILWAUKEE COUNTY ZOO
ADVENTURE AFRICA ELEPHANT EXHIBIT
“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
Top Projects, The Daily Reporter, 2019