Bristol Zoo Gardens Tropical House

The strategy provides a new tropical enclosure which will, in time, interrupt an undercover route around the zoo. The climate controlled environment recreates part of the South American rainforest with authentic flora and fauna. The central feature is a waterfall experience, which scenically borrows from the existing external lake to make the enclosed, tempered space feel larger. Using ETFE technology we are able to create an organic “roofscape”, helping passive environmental control and varying the space for animals, plants and visitors.

Location: 
Bristol, UK
Client: 
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Value: 
£5 million
Tags:
Europe . Wildlife