Minnesota Zoo Entrance with bison statue
Minnesota Zoo Expansion / Apple ValleyMN
Can you expand and renovate a zoo in phases?
This renovation to the Minnesota Zoo is the first of three planned phases that will enhance educational programs, create new animal exhibits, and improve the overall experience for visitors. Included in phase I is a modification of an existing whale tank into a bird theatre, conversion of an existing bird theatre into an African Penguin Exhibit, and expanded education space. 

Facts And Figures

Minnesota Zoo

Completed July 2011


40,000 SF

Delivery Methods

Construction Manager at Risk

The Team


Honor Award - American Institute of Architects (AIA) - Minnesota Chapter, Architecture/Design, 2011