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9/18/2015
When: 9/18/2015
3:00-5:00 PM
Where: Henry Doorly Zoo- Meet at Front Gate
3701 S. 10th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 
United States
Presenter: Kay Klatt, HDZ
Contact: Marla Minear
712.323.0530

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AIA PROGRAM:  Site Visit to the Henry Doorly Zoo African Grasslands Project

 

Length:  2 Hour

Credits: 1 LU (pending approval by AIA)

HSW:  Yes (pending approval by AIA)

GBCI:  No

 

Presentation Sponsored by: AIA South West Iowa/SAME Omaha Post

 

Presenter: Kay Klatt, HDZ

 

Please RSVP by COB September 11, 2015:  Marla Minear (mminear@hgmonline.com)

                                                                   Phone:  712-323-0530  

              

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

A site visit to the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s $73M, 28-acre African Grasslands project, the largest construction project in the history of the zoo.  The development includes the Elephant Family Quarters, African Lodge, and Giraffe Herd Rooms.

 

Please bring a hard hat, safety glasses, and safety vest.  Closed-toe shoes are required as this is an active construction site.

 

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

1. Introduction to the challenges of the human/animal interface and need for natural environment.

2. Understand phasing requirements for construction of all facilities within an operating zoo.

3. Design features of the entire facility including guest and keeper areas.

4. Interactive educational opportunities for zoo visitors.

 

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